HSRC REPORT: This paper outlines how health policy and strategy are addressed in PRSPs (Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers), and suggests roles for external partners, such as DFID, in the country-owned PRSP process.
In this short video Kara Hanson from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) explains how universal health coverage (UHC) aims to make services available to everyone, without leading to financial impoverishment. The challenge is to provide the services that are needed while at the same time maintaining quality. To achieve UHC, health financing… Read more
Key findings include: Sector budget support has generated some impressive results in the health field in the East Africa context. General budget support (GBS) increases the budget allocation for the health sector more than tax revenue does. However, the effect of government health expenditure on health indicators is not necessarily improved by the introduction of… Read more