Resource Type: Report Authors: Shan Soe-Lin, Sasha Frankel, Eunice Heredia-Ortiz, and Marty Makinen Published: 12/01/2015 Resource Description: As development assistance for health shrinks and the demand for health expenditures increases, developing countries are under mounting pressure to provide adequate resources for health. Governments can increase available public resources by benefiting from overall economic growth, borrowing, making efficiency […]
El Salvador provides an important example of a country that underwent tax reform efforts, which boosted revenues to finance key social development programs, including health. Two decades after the end of the civil war and its return to democracy in 1992
Measuring efficiency across institutions and time is critical for improving health systems’ performance. This tool outlines key data categories and indicators necessary for assessing efficiency in the use of resources.