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Purchasing Archives - P4H Network
WHO report on strengthening primary health care financing in Kyrgyzstan
WHO report on strengthening primary health care financing in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan

WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Financing has published a report titled "Strengthening primary health care financing: policy considerations for Kyrgyzstan" in September 2023. The report describes how primary health care (PHC) is organized and financed in...

Assessing equity and efficiency of health financing towards UHC in Tanzania
Assessing equity and efficiency of health financing towards UHC in Tanzania
Tanzania, United Republic of

A new study suggests promoting equity and efficiency in health financing across 26 regions in Tanzania is crucial to meeting UHC goalsThe peer-reviewed study assesses equity and efficiency in health financing across 26 regions in Tanzania for four funding sources in...

Is Health Financing Gender Biased?
Is Health Financing Gender Biased?

We take for granted the way health programs are financed—and often forget that there are biases in financing functions that undermine equitable access to health care. For instance, through gender advances, women now decide on contraceptive use and childbearing. Yet...

Review of strategic purchasing mechanisms in Senegal
Senegal

In order to better coordinate its efforts towards UHC, Senegal has developed a health financing strategy, which focuses on strategic choices to improve health protection and the sustainability of financing.

PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region
PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste

On 22 January 2024, PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region was held in Bangkok, Thailand. This event was co-organized by WHO South-East Asia Region, Chulalongkorn University, and Mahidol University. In this side meeting, P4H...

COVID-19 purchasing adjustments: Insights from 8 middle-income countries
Armenia, Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines, Ukraine, Romania, Ghana

Journal of Health Policy and Planning (Oxford University Press) article examines COVID-19's impact on health purchasing in eight middle-income countries, revealing adjustments in benefit packages and payment methods amid financing challenges and concerns about...