Tag Archives: Lisa Tarantino

Governing for Better Quality Health Care in Low and Middle Income Countries: Promising Practices

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Altea Cico, Kelley Laird, Lisa Tarantino and Sharon Nakhimovsky Published: September 2018 Resource Description: This technical brief provides policy makers in low and middle income countries (LMIC) with an innovative way to view and exercise their governance role in the health system to improve the quality of health services. It is a departure […]

Defining Institutional Arrangements When Linking Financing to Quality in Health Care: A Practical Guide

Resource Type: Guide Authors: Altea Cico, Kelley Laird, and Lisa Tarantino Published: September 2018 Resource Description: The purpose of this guide is to support policymakers when they are defining the institutional roles, relationships, and capacities of payers in carrying out strategies for improving the quality of care. We intend government policymakers and institutional actors, including from […]

Fighting Health Security Threats Requires a Cross-Border Approach

Resource Type: Journal Article Authors:  C. James Hospedales & Lisa Tarantino Published: March 8, 2018 Resource Description: Recent multicountry infectious disease outbreaks of Ebola (2014) and Zika (2016–present) have raised global awareness of the importance of health security and the systems and capacities needed to prevent, detect, and respond to global health threats. Several mechanisms exist through […]

Smoothing Painful Bumps on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Strengthening Governance for Quality Care

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, USAID’s Health Financing and Governance Project (HFG) organized with USAID’s Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), and the World Health Organization (WHO) a special learning event entitled, “Smoothing Painful Bumps on the Path to Universal Health Coverage: Strengthening […]

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