IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: financing

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.

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. 

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. 

March 21, 2023 Global Publication

Silver Opportunity - Building Integrated Services for Older Adults around Primary Health Care

We live in a rapidly aging world, in which people who are age 60 and older outnumber children under the age of five. This book reveals large and growing gaps in care for older adults in countries at all income levels and shows how to leverage reforms for improving health outcomes for older adults and create healthier, more prosperous communities. Aimed at policy makers and other health and development stakeholders who want to promote healthier aging, Silver Opportunity compiles the latest evidence on care needs and gaps for aging populations. It argues that primary health care should be the cornerstone of integrated service delivery for older people, but primary health care systems must first build their capacity to respond to older people's health needs. It presents an original framework for policy action to advance primary health care-centered, integrated senior care; documents the experiences of pioneering countries in delivering community-based ...