In many countries, the media has a potentially key role to play in advancing the health agenda. Journalists can shine a light on critical, but often underreported stories by connecting the dots for the public, civil society organizations, and decision-makers so they can fully understand health priorities and the funding and governance issues behind them. The World Health Organization estimates […]
In January 2014, Indonesia launched an ambitious national health insurance program (Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional, or JKN for short), the cornerstone of its commitment to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2019. Against this background of rapid and transformational change, USAID is collaborating with the Government of Indonesia to promote sustainable financing for service delivery, health […]
Getting access to affordable, quality health care is a universal story that touches virtually every family in the world. At the same time, providing quality health services and access to trained health professionals is a challenge for governments. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 150 million people worldwide face “catastrophic expenditure” because of high […]
HFG’s guide provides governments and donors practical advice on engaging civil society in health finance and governance in order to meet health sector objectives and to improve health outcomes. Our guide describes the potential and limitations of civil society engagement entry points and presents an array of tools that may be used to do so.
Resource Type: Report Authors: Rachel Sanders, Lisa Tarantino Published: 12/2014 Resource Description: Antigua and Barbuda has made great strides in organizing its response to HIV and AIDS in recent years, and has managed to control the growth of the epidemic. The National AIDS Program (NAP) is now at a critical juncture as the country plans to adapt […]
Effective health sector governance is essential to sustainable, equitable access to quality care. The USAID-funded Enabling Equitable Health Reform in Albania (EEHR) project has worked closely with health institutions and civil society at the national, regional, and facility levels
Resource Type: Report Authors: Sara Sulzbach, Slavea Chankova, Lisa Tarantino, Rich Feeley, Kylie Ingerson, Carol Narcisse, and Anneke Wilson Published: 5/1/2012 Resource Description: Antigua and Barbuda is one of 12 Caribbean countries joining efforts with the United States Government to sustain its HIV response, as exemplified by the United States-Caribbean Regional HIV and AIDS Partnership Framework 2010–2014 (Partnership […]