Country-level evidence on the impact of malaria control on micro-economic outcomes is vital for mobilizing domestic and donor resources for malaria control. Using routinely available survey data could facilitate this investigation in a cost-efficient way. The authors of this study used Malaria Indicator Surveys (MIS) and Living Conditions Monitoring Survey (LCMS) data from 2006 to […]
The USAID Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) hosted a symposium session on Tuesday, November 15th from 4-5:45 pm, at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Atlanta, GA.
An HFG study assessing the associations between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic indicators in Zambia, where significant progress has been made in scaling up effective malaria control strategies, was presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Using data from 2006 to 2010 on the distribution of insecticide-treated […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Sophie Faye, Benjamin Johns, Elaine Baruwa, Kelley Ambrose Published: October 2015 Resource Description: Integrating the delivery of health services is viewed as a priority in the fight for an AIDS-free generation, because this integration has the potential to improve access to HIV, family planning (FP), and other services and provide continuity of care for […]
Leaders in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) require timely and compelling evidence about how to strengthen their health systems to improve the health and well-being of their citizens. Yet, evidence on how to strengthen health system performance to achieve sustainable health improvements at scale, particularly toward Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD), fostering an AIDS-Free Generation (AFG), and Protecting Communities […]
The purpose of the study was to support the prioritization of interventions that would have the highest impact in increasing the demand for services.
Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response is mainly financed by external sources, with 73% of spending on HIV funded by international donors for the period 2008-2010. As donor funding is expected to decline over the coming years, it is critical for the Government of Vietnam (GVN) to identify viable solutions for sustaining HIV/AIDS activities. The Decision No 1899/QD-TTg, […]
This study published in the Malaria Journal investigates the association between malaria control scale-up and the use of pediatric blood transfusions, which can reduce mortality among children with severe malarial anemia. The study aims to better understand the effect of malaria control scale-up on availability of hospital-level resources, specifically blood, which can be used by […]
The Sustainable Financing Options Project for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control for the period 2013-2020 has identified funding HIV/AIDS services through social health insurance (SHI) as one of the key strategies to ensure long term sustainability of HIV/AIDS treatment services in the context of declining international support for HIV/AIDS
Resource Type: Report Authors: Benjamin Johns, Stephen Musau, Michele Abbott, and Abigail Vogus Published: 12/2013 Resource Description: Grenada is considering developing a National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme to provide sustainable health sector financing and reduce reliance on out-of-pocket spending. An NHI “prefeasibility” assessment prepared by the HEU, Centre for Health Economics of the University of […]