Tag Archives: Tanzania

Promoting the Use of Mobile Money to Strengthen Health Systems

Resource Type: Activity Brief Authors: Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Published: 5/1/2013 Resource Description: Through the HFG Project, USAID seeks to increase financial access for the poor and strengthen health systems by supporting the use of mobile phone-based payment mechanisms (mobile money) in health programming. Mobile phones are one of the fastest-spreading technologies, with over 3.2 billion individual […]

Verification in Performance-Based Incentive Schemes

Resource Type: Report Authors: Alex Ergo and Ligia Paina Published: 8/1/2012 Resource Description: Verification in Performance-based Incentive (PBI) schemes aims to ensure that reported data accurately reflects actual performance, both by detecting and correcting misreporting, and by identifying and deterring fraud. In doing so, PBI verification guarantees the credibility of the scheme so that the different stakeholders trust […]

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

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 […]

Tanzania Health System Assessment 2010 Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Stephen Musau, Grace Chee, Rebecca Patsika, Emmanuel Malangalila, Dereck Chitama, Eric Van Praag, and Greta Schettler Published: 7/1/2011 Resource Description: The Tanzania Health Systems Assessment (HSA) was conducted in July/August 2010 to examine the health system as a whole, to identify major strengths and weaknesses, and to recommend potential areas for system strengthening. Strengthening […]

Pay for Performance in Tanzania

Resource Type: Case Study Authors: Lindsay Morgan and Rena Eichler Published: 9/1/2009 Resource Description: Pay for performance (P4P) is being implemented in the United Republic of Tanzania with the goal of improving maternal and child health outcomes; strengthening information systems and the use of information for management decisions; and motivating health care providers. After discussions between the government […]

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