In Thiès, where the workshop was held, the aim was to analyze secondary data following the methodology adopted in the 2014-2019 Catastrophic Health Expenditure Study .
More specifically, the work involved :
- share the methodological orientation report (ROM) for the catastrophic expenditure study drawn up by the consultant ;
- validate the ROM presented by the consultant ;
- identify data sources ;
- draw up a schedule for the consultant’s support by the Health Economics Unit.
The ROM presentation was followed by discussions on the proposed methodology, data availability and thresholds for calculating catastrophic expenditure.
The four days of work (May 4, 5, 6 and 7) continued with data identification, with the main source being the
In developing the data analysis plans, we drew inspiration from the first Catastrophic Health Expenditure study, to make it easier to compare the results of the two studies.
Finally, a 45-day work schedule was proposed by the consultant and validated by the plenary session.
Source: P4H focal point Mame Abdoulaye Gueye.