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Recap: HFG at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University 2016

On March 4, HFG presented four sessions at the 15th annual USAID Global Health Mini-University in Washington, DC. The one-day learning forum for global health professionals and students hosts a variety of sessions spanning the spectrum of global health topics. HFG’s sessions highlighted universal health coverage, financial protection, resilient health systems, and our study on the impact […]

Health Outcomes: What Does the Evidence Tell us about the Impact of Health Systems Strengthening?

Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016. USAID’s Office of Health Systems and the HFG Project recently launched the Impact of Health Systems Strengthening on Health report, which for the first time presents a significant body of peer-reviewed evidence linking health systems strengthening interventions to measurable impacts on health outcomes. The report identifies 13 types […]

Looking at UHC through the Lens of Essential Packages of Health Services

Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016. Join us as we take a look at USAID’s work to ensure equal access to essential packages of health services (EPHS) for all without financial hardship. Learn how partner countries are operationalizing EPHS to promote priority service provision as countries move towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC); how national […]

Governing Quality-The Secret Sauce to UHC?

Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University 2016. In a recent survey of over 100 government officials, the need to improve the quality of health care emerged as their number one priority. With the new SDGs and the growing attention to achieve Universal Health Coverage, the international community has renewed focus on ensuring quality services are […]

Preparing for Future Shocks: Building Resilient Health Systems

Presented at USAID’s Global Health Mini-University, 2016. After the recent Ebola outbreak, global health experts have turned to resilience frameworks used by other fields such as agriculture and engineering to understand how to build health systems that can withstand shocks, including infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and political conflict. Speakers first briefly outlined each of […]

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