Tag Archives: National Health Accounts

Understanding Health Accounts: A Primer for Policymakers

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Heather Cogswell and Tesfaye Dereje Published: 1/31/2015 Resource Description: As a country’s economy and population grows, so will its spending on health. Policymakers can affect public and private health spending to improve efficiency, quality, equity, and ultimately save lives. To succeed, however, governments should have the evidence around the health financing landscape. Health Accounts […]

Production and Use of Health Accounts in India: What Can We Learn from the Experience so Far?

Health systems worldwide are expanding their capacity to improve people’s welfare. Governments and their development partners in low- and middle-income countries are depending on data to inform health financing decisions, monitor health sector performance, and exercise stewardship. Recognition of the value of health resource data has built momentum for health resource tracking – measuring health […]

System of Health Accounts (2011) and Health Satellite Accounts (2005): Comparison of Approaches

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Sharon Nakhimovsky, Patricia Hernandez-Peña, Cornelius van Mosseveld, Alain Palacios Published: June 2014 Resource Description: Accounting data on economic and financial resource flows within the health system are critical to informing health and economic policy at both national and international levels. For the most part, institutions that produce accounting data in the health system recognize the advantages of creating […]

Dominica 2010-2011 National Health Accounts and HIV Subaccounts

Resource Type: Report Authors: Karishmah Bhuwanee, Don Bethelmie, Heather Cogswell, Darwin Young, Karl Theodore, Althea LaFoucade, Christine Laptiste, Roger McLean, Roxanne Brizan-St. Martin, Stanley Lalta, and Laurel Hatt Published: 11/2013 Resource Description: Dominica is an upper middle-income country in the Eastern Caribbean, with a population of approximately 72,000 (Eastern Caribbean Central Bank 2013). Average economic […]

An Analysis of Spending on Prevention and Public Health in Africa

Resource Type: Report Authors:  Avril Kaplan, Sharon Nakhimovsky, Andrew Won, and Carlos Avila Published: 08/25/2013 Resource Description:  In an effort to examine government and donor spending on health promotion and disease prevention compared to other health sector areas, an HFG report, An Analysis of Spending on Prevention and Public Health in Africa, used National Health Accounts […]

Universal Coverage of Essential Health Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Projections of Domestic Resources

Resource Type: Report Authors: Carlos Avila, Catherine Connor, and Peter Amico Published: 8/1/2013 Resource Description: Given the African region’s healthy economic outlook, will resource mobilization for health still be an imperative in 2020? HFG looks ahead at the region’s health financing priorities by projecting domestic health spending per capita to 2020 relative to an internationally accepted target for […]

New Perspectives in Health Systems Strengthening Executive Summary

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 7/1/2012 Resource Description: Health Systems 20/20’s four intermediate results address the financing, governance, operational, and capacity constraints that block access to and use of priority health services. Over the course of the project, eight strategies were developed to address many of these constraints, which undermine the equity, efficiency, quality, and effectiveness of […]

Health Sector Public Expenditure Review, 2010/11

The main objective of Health Sector Public Expenditure Review for fiscal year (FY) 2011 (PER FY11) was to assess the budgetary allocations and expenditures to inform stakeholders about progress made in key health financing milestones over the 2006/07 – 2011/12 period. Specifically, the Health Sector PER

National Health Accounts Production Tool Brief

Resource Type: Brief, Tool Authors: Douglas Glandon Published: 5/1/2012 Resource Description: The National Health Accounts (NHA) framework is an internationally standardized methodology for measuring financial resource flows in the health sector. NHA is designed to provide health expenditure information to policy makers and stakeholders in ways that can be clearly and directly linked to a country’s health financing concerns and health system performance; therefore, it has […]

Tanzania National Health Accounts Year 2010 with Sub-Accounts for HIV and AIDS, Malaria, Reproductive, and Child Health

Resource Type: Report Authors: Department of Policy and Planning, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, United Republic of Tanzania, Health Systems 20/20 Published: 5/1/2012 Resource Description: “The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) is currently developing a health sector financing strategy. To inform this process, several resource tracking initiatives – namely, a Public Expenditure Review and a National […]

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