Category Archives: performance-based financing

performance-based financing

Is user fee removal a way towards universal coverage of delivery care in Sub-Saharan Africa? Compelling evidence from Burkina Faso

Written by Hoa T. Nguyen1, David Zombré², Valery Ridde2,3, Manuela De Allegri1 It is well known that user fees charged at point of use constitute a major financial barrier to accessing health care, especially for vulnerable groups like pregnant women. … Continue reading

Does the Nigerian private sector provide quality maternal health care to reduce maternal and newborn mortality?

By Atsumi Hirose (Karolinska Institutet), Julia Hussein (University of Aberdeen), Ibrahim Yisa (Partnership for Transforming Health Systems II) Private sector for universal health coverage One of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to achieve universal health coverage, … Continue reading

A Decade of Tracking Aid for Health

Authored by: Antonia Dingle and Josephine Borghi (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Since 2006, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been working with Countdown to 2015/2030 to track official development assistance (ODA), or aid, … Continue reading

The need for new approaches to Global Health Aid Allocation

By Y-Ling Chi (Imperial College London), Kalipso Chalkidou (Center for Global Development) and Jesse Bump (Harvard University) This blog is cross-posted with The Center for Global Development. The scope of the problem The allocation of aid has been a topic … Continue reading

The Importance Of Resource Allocation For Global Health Security

By Elvis García (DrPH student at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health) In the latest issue of Health Policy and Planning, ‘Beyond Gross National Income: Innovative methods for global health aid allocation’, Jesse Bump and colleagues analyze the … Continue reading

SUPPLEMENT LAUNCH: Global Health Aid Allocation in the 21st Century

By Jesse Bump (Harvard University) http://bit.ly/HealthAidAllocation Who gets what in global health? Through what processes or according to what measures? Any ideas? Billions of lives are affected by these decisions and yet Global health aid is allocated through opaque processes … Continue reading

Health Policy and Planning – Top Cited and Accessed Articles in 2017

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Health Policy and Planning publishes high-quality health policy and systems research that aims to inform policy and practice in low- and middle-income countries and provides a forum for publishing high quality … Continue reading

“Stop treating HIV like a wound – the bandage doesn’t work” (Masedi, 23, Botswana): Listening to young people and changing narratives around HIV/AIDS

By Jamie Enoch (Research Assistant in AIDS Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) World AIDS Day 2017 This World AIDS Day 2017, there is significant progress to celebrate as UNAIDS figures suggest that almost 21 million people living … Continue reading

STORIFY: Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a summary of the tweet chat celebrating its launch!

Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a tweet chat celebrating its launch! Health Policy and Planning published a unique supplement looking at the first multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns.

INFOGRAPHIC: First multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns

Supplement name: Community-based maternal & newborn care economic analysis: Multi-country analysis of costs and health systems with implications for scale up http://bit.ly/CommunityMNH Check out the Storify of our Twitter chat and live stream of our official Supplement Event Launch with Professor Joy … Continue reading