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Measuring Institutional and Technical Capacity for Health Accounts In-Country

While supporting over 20 countries with expenditure tracking, the HFG resource tracking team wanted to understand how institutional and technical capacity for Health Accounts was changing. This would help to target technical assistance to each country. HFG developed a “Health Accounts Capacity Assessment” tool to measure the growth in Health Accounts capacity in countries that […]

Presentation: Human Development Challenges in Southern Africa – What is the Bank doing?

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and Abt Associates hosted a briefing on Wednesday, April 26th, featuring the World Bank’s Paolo Belli, Program Leader for Human Development in the Southern Africa Country Management Unit. Dr. Belli presented on the main challenges in human development in the Southern Africa subregion, specifically: poverty, inequality, youth unemployment, […]

Government of Indonesia Participates in multiple learning exchanges during the UHC Forum in Washington, DC in April 2017

JLN Decentralization Event in Washington, DC April 2017: A half-day learning exchange was hosted by the JLN Health Financing Revisited Initiative (facilitated by the World Bank) and the Provider Payment Mechanisms Initiative (facilitated by R4D) on April 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. as a side event of the Annual UHC Financing Forum.  As Indonesia continues […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

JLN Learning Exchange on Strategic Health Purchasing in Decentralized Contexts for Indonesia

Resource Type: Report Authors: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage Published: April 2017 Resource Description: As countries move toward universal health coverage (UHC), they are faced with the ongoing challenge of generating sufficient resources to provide access to necessary health services with financial protection and ensuring total expenditures are fiscally sustainable. Indonesia’s national health insurance system, […]

Models, Risks, and Challenges of Transitioning Health Programs from Donors to Countries: Finance and Governance

At the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, the HFG project hosted a panel session with the World Bank. The session, “Models, Risks, and Challenges of Transitioning Health Programs from Donors to Countries: Finance and Governance” featured: Tim Evans (World Bank), Bob Fryatt (HFG Project/Abt Associates), Aparna Kollipara (South Africa National Treasury), Giang Thanh […]


2016 Asia Regional Flagship Course on HSS and Sustainable Financing

In early October, 2016 the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project supported the delivery of the 2016 Asia Regional Flagship Course on Health Systems Strengthening and Sustainable Financing: The Challenge of Universal Health Coverage in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Network for Health Systems Strengthening (ANHSS), USAID, and the World Bank, the course […]

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2016 Annual UHC Financing Forum: Focus on Resource Mobilization

From April 14-15, 2016 the World Bank Group and USAID hosted the first annual Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Financing Forum in Washington, DC. At the forum, governments and development partners debated how to raise and organize public and private resources needed for low-income and lower- middle-income countries to assure affordable, quality health care to all of their people by […]

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