Strategic Purchasing

Using Development Assistance for Health (DAH) to Strategically Purchase Health services: Experiences, Lessons, and Options for Uganda

Through the Uganda Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) and other policy pronouncements, Uganda has committed to accelerating progress towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030, wherein all Ugandans will have access to good quality health services without fear of financial risks. The Global Framework for Health Financing recommends an allocation of US$86 per capita […]

HSR2020 SPARC Satellite Session: Strengthening Capacity for Strategic Purchasing

HSR2020 SPARC Satellite Session Q&A Session Description This session focused on strategic purchasing, which at its core is about improving how ministries of health and government health insurance agencies use information about population health needs and provider performance to make decisions about benefit packages, contracted providers, and payment methods. It features latest research and best […]

Réflexions de Novembre

Écoutez les réflexions de Novembre du Dr Nkechi Olalere, Directeur Exécutif, Centre de Ressources pour les Achats Strategiques en Afrique (SPARC) Bonjour et bienvenue à un nouvel épisode de Réflexions – le tout dernier pour l’année. Ce numéro est un résumé des enseignements tirés de nos différents engagements virtuels et physiques en un mois. Dans […]

Social Health Insurance and Strategic Health Purchasing in Nigeria

Social Health Insurance and Strategic Health Purchasing in Nigeria In Nigeria, there are about 4.3% of Nigerians registered in one form of social health insurance programme or the other. The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is the agency responsible for social health insurance. It provides the primary purchasing function of setting guidelines and standards for the social […]

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