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Towards a balanced rethinking of Performance-Based Financing
Cordaid, February 2018. "Performance-based financing (PBF) in the health sector is a much debated topic. Some are overly critical, others overly ...
Tax, the extractives industry and health in Sierra Leone
Health Poverty Action has launched a report highlighting how making extractive companies in Sierra Leone pay more tax could provide vital support to the ...
Aid in reverse - compensation for health worker migration
Exploring the phenomena whereby rich countries have actively recruited health workers from the Global South, causing a catastrophic shortage of ...
Free maternity services require solid funding
CWGH, December 2018. The heavily pregnant woman lying on the floor in a maternity ward at Harare Central Hospital stretches out her hand to greet First ...
Health: taking care of Europe
The focus of the last issue of Health and Development, the journal of Doctors with Africa Cuamm , is on health in Europe, with contributions by Cuamm ...
Contracting and Perfomance Based Financing
The issue 4/2009 of the journal " Salute e Sviluppo " (Health and Development) published by Doctors with Africa Cuamm contains articles related to ...
Is "Value for Money" the best Approach for Improving Weak Health Systems?
Basel, 9 April 2014. The aid community now systematically refers to the “Value for Money” (VfM) concept in relation to health programmes. Still, the ...
Civil Society call for action on universal health coverage
Healthcare around the World is unaffordable for millions of people. However, states are responsible for delivering universal access to health systems ...
Growing demand for training in results based financing
For the past decade Cordaid has continuously been seeking to improve public service delivery through results based financing. In both ...
Questions and answers on Universal Health Coverage …and some more comments and open questions. MMI discussion paper
Basel, 13 August 2013. Like many other actors in global health, the Medicus Mundi International Network (MMI) is overwhelmed by the attention given to the ...
Alma Ata takes its revenge
"Thailand and Brazil, countries with deeply different traditions and cultures, have both opted to invest in primary care to guarantee all citizens the right ...
UHC Day 2015: MMI take home messages
UHC Day 2015 was again an inspiring event. In addition to the simple promotional slogan along " UHC is right - smart - overdue ", there have been many ...
Give people universal access to health services
Wemos, 12 December 2017. "Worldwide millions of people do not have access to quality health care when they need it, or end up with financial ...
Global Social Protection Scheme - Moving from Charity to Solidarity
Berlin, 14-16 May 2012. “Charity once was a driving force of what became social protection. It no longer is. Social protection is not about charity. When ...
Health Poverty Action: Briefing papers on trade, tax and health
In December 2015, Health Poverty Action has published two new briefing papers which form part of a wider series looking at how the structural causes ...
Wemos Resources
"Welcome to the knowledge platform of Wemos, a resource bank about global health issues. Our three main topics are: human resources for health, ...
40 years after Alma-Ata: What does the future hold?
Bulletin of Medicus Mundi Switzerland, August 2018. "Can an event which occurred in the last century – more precisely, 40 years ago – still retain the ...
What collective learning for Universal Health Coverage?
Antwerp, 15-17 October 2018, International workshop at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) . "Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have ...
The future of the global AIDS response
Bern, 14 April 2010. The global economic crisis that has induced cutbacks in the spending of Government and international donors also threatens efforts for ...
Supporting Community Responses to Malaria
STOP MALARIA NOW! developed a new Training Manual to strengthen capacities of Community Based Organizations in application processes of the Global Fund to ...
Health care approach successful in Congo Brazaville
In Congo Brazzaville, Cordaid and Memisa Belgium introduced performance-based financing (PBF) in health care in 2012. They did so at the request of ...
Honest Accounts? The real causes of global poverty
Health Poverty Action , July 2014. There is a story that governments of donor countries like to tell about the rich world’s relationship with Africa. It is ...
Dar Naïm's community health insurance scheme
"Dar-Naïm’s community health insurance scheme (Mutuelle Communautaire de Dar-Naïm or MCSDN) was founded in January 2003 and focused on one of the poorest ...
Do you believe health is a human right? Then you believe in Universal Health Coverage
Cordaid, December 2018. "Do you believe people should not be pushed into poverty for accessing health services? Do you believe in a world in which ...
3 key insights for success of Results Based Financing (RBF)
Cordaid, November 2016. "It’s been argued that results-based financing is showing a new way of doing health care, to 'reward health service providers — ...
Doctors with Africa Cuamm: What we do
"Work in Africa is the fulcrum of Doctors with Africa Cuamm ’s activities which, since 1950, have been centred on upholding the fundamental human right ...
Improving access through effective health financing
Basel, Switzerland, 5 April 2011. Invited speakers and experts from international organizations, partner countries and the Swiss TPH presented experiences ...
Development assistance for health workers and equity  - is a Global Fund for Health the answer?
The shortages and unequitable distribution of health workers have been well known for many years. So are the challenges facing Official Development ...
Between a rock and a hard place. The commitment of Christian Health Services to Primary Health Care
Powerpoint presentation at a Faith Based Organisations consultation on Primary Health Care, Dar Es Salaam, 18 April 2008: “30 Years of Primary Health Care; ...
Health System Strengthening: Role of incentives?
Basel, 27-28 November 2008. In the past year there has been a rapid increase in interest and application of cash transfers and other incentives intended ...