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The Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) was created in recognition of the key importance of access to medicines. These documents report on: Establishing a framework for MeTA in pilot countries; gaining government commitment and establishing sectoral and national committees. Delivering against the MeTA objectives in countries; progress towards data identification, disclosure, changes in practice and logframe… Read more
Overall the project has made significant achievements in tackling the provision of safe abortion services in the public sector in a very challenging and complex Cambodian environment. Reduction in Maternal Mortality Project (RMMP) is highly valued in the Ministry of Health at the different levels. The success of this project has come from a combination… Read more
This review is a DFID annual review of two projects that have been combined: the DFID-funded Programme for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria (PRRINN) project and the Norwegian-funded Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (MNCH) project. Particular successes include: the basket fund in Zamfara state demonstrating that funds can be transparently managed there the appreciation… Read more
“Managing for results” is a key component of the Paris Principles of Aid Effectiveness. The lack of a results focus is seen as a major reason why past aid efforts have yielded disappointing results. Key messages from the review include: It is important first to take a step back and ask “are we targeting the… Read more
The goalof the Essential Health Services (EHS) programme is to contribute to achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Kenya – in particular a reduction in infant and maternal mortality. The leadership and technical capacity of the Ministries of Health continues to be strengthened with support from EHS that is transparent, integrated, flexible and… Read more
HSRC REPORT: This briefing, concentrates on what is achievable with current tools and contemporary epidemiology in terms of Malaria eradication. New tools are likely to become available over time now that eradication is back on the agenda, backed by significant resources, but there are none which are likely to make global eradication possible currently near… Read more
HRC REPORT: This project completion report considers achievements made, risks encountered, and the lessons learned in DFID’s support to ICDDR.B (Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh and Sharan, India)
HSRC REPORT: A Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) is a multi-year public expenditure planning exercise that is used to set out the future budget requirements for existing services, and to assess the resource implications of future policy changes and any new programmes. This paper describes the role and value of an MTEF, and how it… Read more
HSRC REPORT: This paper provides a better understanding of the systematic approach in mapping the flow of health sector funds.It also sets out the extent to which a National Health Accounts approach can begin to address some of these questions, some of the limitations associated with the approach and other relevant issues.
HSRC REPORT: A review of current initiatives to improve joint working between health and social care services.