Tag Archives: Reproductive Health

Estimating Bangladesh Urban Healthcare Expenditure Under the System of Health Accounts (SHA) 2011 Framework

Bangladesh is a densely populated country with 23 % people residing in urban areas and with a 3.5% annual growth of urban population. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics divided into seven administrative divisions: Barisal, Chittagong, Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi, Rangpur, and Sylhet. Each division is divided into zilas, and each zila into upazilas. Each urban area in […]

Tracking Family Planning Spending Using the System of Health Accounts Framework

Karishmah Bhuwanee traveled to Bali, Indonesia in January 2016 to present at the International Conference on Family Planning. This presentation helped promote USAID’s global leadership on the topics of results based financing in family planning supply chains, family planning inclusion in universal health coverage initiatives and the importance of resource tracking to improve family planning […]

Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) Expenditure Bangladesh

The latest edition of the Bangladesh National Health Accounts (BNHA), also termed as the fourth round of BNHA, tracks the total health expenditure in Bangladesh between the fiscal years 1997 to 2012. It cross-stratified and categorized healthcare expenditures by financing, provision and consumption on an annual basis. For production of BNHA, System of Health Accounts […]

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 […]

St. Kitts and Nevis Health Systems and Private Sector Assessment 2011

Resource Type: Report Authors: Laurel Hatt, Abigail Vogus, Barbara O’Hanlon, Kathy Banke, Taylor Williamson, Michael Hainsworth, and Shirley Augustine Published: 4/1/2012 Resource Description: “St. Kitts and Nevis is one of 12 Caribbean countries joining efforts with the United States Government in the United States-Caribbean Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Framework 2010–2014. The United States Agency for International Development […]

Health Extension Program: An Innovative Solution to Public Health Challenges of Ethiopia – A Case Study

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Nejmudin Bilal Published: 3/1/2012 Resource Description: The Health Extension Program is a flagship of the Ethiopian Health Sector Development Program: an innovative intervention marked by institutionalization of primary health care, government leadership, and the alignment and substantial support of development partners. Most importantly, the program is the main vehicle for achieving the Ethiopia’s […]

Kenya NHA 2009/10 – Reproductive Health Subaccount Brochure

Resource Type: Flier Authors: Health Systems 20/20 Published: 1/4/2012 Resource Description: Although substantial progress has been made, maternal mortality in Kenya remains unacceptably high (488/100,000). While family planning knowledge is almost universal among women of reproductive age, contraceptive prevalence rate for modern methods is still low, at 46%. Nationally, the proportion of children born at home has not […]

Performance-Based Incentives: Ensuring Voluntarism in Family Planning Initiatives

Resource Type: Report Authors: Rena Eichler, Barbara Seligman, Alix Beith, and Jenna Wright Published: 9/13/2010 Resource Description: The trend to implement Performance-based Incentives (PBI) in low- and middle-income countries to strengthen health systems, accelerate service utilization, and enhance quality of health interventions presents an opportunity as well as a challenge for voluntary family planning (FP) service delivery and […]

Pay for Performance: Improving Maternal Health Services in Pakistan

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Hamid Bashir, Sarfaraz Kazmi, Rena Eichler, Alix Beith, and Ellie Brown Published: 6/14/2010 Resource Description: Pay for performance (P4P) in Pakistan consists of supply-side payments to providers and demand-side vouchers that subsidize the costs of a package of reproductive health care services and transportation for poor women. The aim is to reduce maternal […]

Vouchers for Health: Increasing Utilization of Facility-based Family Planning and Safe Motherhood Services in Kenya

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Ben Bellows, Matthew Hamilton, and Francis Kundu Published: 5/24/2010 Resource Description: This case study describes a Kenyan demand- and supply- side pay-for performance (P4P) scheme that uses vouchers as a means to reduce maternal and child mortality. Subsidized vouchers are targeted to poor women, enabling increased access to a range of safe motherhood and family planning services. […]

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