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.
Contact with health financing experts and a rapid literature search found no research that compares district level and national level donor funding. The literature suggests that effectiveness of funding at the national level is likely to depend on how well central funds are disbursed and on the capacity of local services receiving the funds. In… Read more
In this seminar, Myles Ritchie speaks about the role of regulation in driving quality. He looks at regulation within the context of a range of other quality improvement methodologies, to show that regulatory intervention is just one part of quality improvement. Regulation will not necessarily lift the quality of care but it can create the… Read more