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HFG disseminates research findings at multi-stakeholder consultation on India’s FP2020 journey

As India strives to deliver on its Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) commitment, the need for data-driven family planning programming is critical. The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) India program has helped address this need by analyzing data to build a large body of evidence on fertility trends in the country. The project’s sustained research focus […]

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HFG India presents at the Implementing Best Practices Regional Meeting

Implementing Best Practices (IBP) initiative, a partnership by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), was created with a mission to dedicate efforts in the scaling up of works in the area of family planning and reproductive health. The regional New Delhi meeting was held from February 13-15th and was well-represented by the Health Governance and […]

HFG initiates support for operationalization of India’s Family Planning Logistics Management Information System

The Government of India (GoI) is placing a strategic focus on improved family planning (FP) service provision, to which end it has introduced new contraceptives into the public health system and taken initiatives to secure better monitoring and, importantly, ensure commodity security at the facility level. The launch of a new software—the Family Planning Logistics Management […]

Building the Organizational Capacity of Civil Society Networks in Two States of India: A Process Summary

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Health Finance & Governance Project Published: January 2018 Resource Description: The USAID-supported Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project recently completed a successful intervention to strengthen the organizational capacity of a major CSO network in India. The project offered 26 CSO network partners from the states of Jharkhand and Rajasthan sustained technical […]

Review of Community/Mutual-Based Health Insurance Schemes and Their Role in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This report suggests focusing on following groups of organizations through which community/mutual-type insurance initiatives could scale up: (a) micro-finance institutions and self-help groups, (b) the more than 600,000 cooperatives in India, (c) micro-enterprise and small- and medium-size enterprise clusters, […]

Routine Data Quality Assessments in Haryana, India: Rounds 1 & 2 Summary Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Kauser, Alia, Jordan Tuchman, Anthony Leegwater, VJ Rao and Amit Phogat Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This report is a summary of the routine data quality assessment (RDQA)  in Haryana, India. The results generated through its application has demonstrated that administering routine data assessments in the state can facilitate improvements in data quality. […]

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Bridging capacity gaps: HFG holds civil society organizations training in India

  Bolstering the organizational capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) working with communities on family planning, maternal and child health, and social accountability issues has formed a major part of the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project’s work in India over the past year. Working with the White Ribbon Alliance of India (WRAI), HFG is supporting a total […]

Navigating Health Financing and Insurance Options for Urban Poor in India

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ramesh Bhat Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objective of this report is to review the health financing challenge in India by presenting the findings of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO Round 71) data on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending on health. The paper specifically discusses the rural-urban differences in OOP spending and implications thereof. […]

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Role of Government-funded and Community-based Health Insurance Schemes in Moving toward Universal Health Coverage in India

Resource Type: Report Authors: Nishant Jain Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This report is to analyze the evolving scenario of government-financed health insurance schemes (GFHIS) and community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes in India. The paper assesses the evolution of GFHIS and their impact on CBHI schemes with respect to innovation and implementation experience. The aim is to […]

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