IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services

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Feb. 19, 2018 Africa Publication

A Critical Analysis of Purchasing Arrangements in Kenya: The Case of the National Hospital Insurance Fund

Purchasing refers to the process by which pooled funds are paid to providers in order to deliver a set of health care interventions. Very little is known about purchasing arrangements in low-and middle- income countries, and certainly not in Kenya. This study aimed to critically analyse purchasing arrangements in Kenya, using the National Hospitals Insurance Fund as a case study. 

July 31, 2017 Americas, South-East Asia Publication

Financing Long-Term Services and Supports: Ideas From Singapore

Financing long-term services and supports (LTSS) for the elderly is a pressing issue in the Unites States with reforms of long-term care insurance (LTCI) presently being explored. Singapore, with 65% of residents aged 40 to 83 covered by basic LTCI, including 22% with supplementary LTCI plans, has the highest voluntary LTCI rate in the world. This article contributes to the discourse by presenting the case of LTSS financing in Singapore. 

Oct. 31, 2016 Africa, Global Publication

Models of public–private engagement for health services delivery and financing in Southern Africa: a systematic review

The use of the private sector in furthering public health goals is increasingly common. By working with the private sector through publicprivate engagement (PPE), states can harness private sector resources to further public health goals. The review reveals that the full range of PPE models, eight distinct models, are utilized in the Southern African context. This information is key to strengthening these partnerships, improving partnership outcomes and capacitating recipient countries. The need for research that disaggregates PPE models and investigates PPE functioning in context is demonstrated.