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MODALITÉS D’ACHAT STRATÉGIQUE DE SOINS DE SANTÉ AU SEIN DE LA CAISSE NATIONALE D’ASSURANCE MALADIE (NHIF) EN TANZANIE

Auteur: August Kuwawenaruwa Au moment où beaucoup de pays africains visent à atteindre la couverture sanitaire universelle (CSU), l’achat stratégique de soins de santé fait l’objet d’une attention croissante en Tanzanie, un pays à revenu faible et moyen. L’achat fait partie des trois fonctions principales du financement de la santé, où les revenus communs sont […]

STRATEGIC HEALTHCARE PURCHASING ARRANGEMENTS WITHIN THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE FUND (NHIF) IN TANZANIA

Author: August Kuwawenaruwa As many countries in Africa aim to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Strategic Health Purchasing has received growing attention in Tanzania, a low and middle-income country. Purchasing is among the three core functions of healthcare financing, where pooled revenue is allocated to health providers in return for the provision of healthcare services […]

Réflexions d’août

Écoutez les réflexions d’août du Dr Nkechi Olalere, Directeur Exécutif, Centre de Ressources pour les Achats Strategiques en Afrique (SPARC) Le COVID-19 a démontré qu’aucun pays ne dispose de la capacité de mettre en place une riposte pleinement efficace. Depuis le moment où la pandémie a frappé la plupart des pays, la propagation communautaire est […]

From The Frontlines Of The COVID-19 Response – The Role Of Governance In Purchasing For The COVID-19 Response

Dr. Edwine Barasa “If men were angels, governance would not be necessary”– James Madison As countries continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, a key component of their response is how they purchase COVID-19 healthcare services. Purchasing here is used to refer to the transfer of pooled health funds to healthcare facilities in exchange of […]

Une Approche Holistique de la Société face au COVID-19: Le rôle du secteur privé

Par Felix Abrahams Obi Au moment où la pandémie COVID-19 fait rage, les gouvernements africains et d’autres continents sont confrontés à la difficile décision de rouvrir leurs économies et de protéger la santé et le bien-être de leurs populations. Bien que certains pays aient fait des progrès significatifs en aplatissant la courbe grâce à une […]

July Reflections

You cannot have development in today’s world without partnering with the private sector – Hillary Clinton Typically, discussions about the private sector revolve around the private-for-profit sector. Although this is an important sub-sector of the private sector, it is not all there is. The private sector refers to non-state actors; they could be for-profit or […]

The Whole of Society Approach to COVID-19: Role of Private Sector

By Felix Abrahams Obi As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, governments across Africa and other continents are grappling with the tough decision of reopening their economies and also protecting the health and wellbeing of their citizens. While some countries have made significant progress in flattening the curve through a combination of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions, the […]

Strategic Purchasing Amidst Uncertainties: How Can Evidence Be Harnessed To Support COVID-19 Response In Africa?

“Posterity may forgive me if I make the wrong decision, but posterity will never forgive me should I fail to make a decision” – Olusegun Obasanjo (Former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria) The world is not the same since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The order of things is unprecedentedly evolving as routine decision-making […]

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