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Leveraging the strengths of a mixed purchasing system for Covid-19: a perspective from Indonesia

06 October 2020

This piece originally appeared on P4H here Written by: Anooj Pattnaik, Deputy Director for Learning; Prastuti Soewondo, Country Director, ThinkWell Indonesia; and Nadhila Adani, Analyst, ThinkWell Indonesia Purchasing of health services during normal times is rarely done by a single entity. Rather, there are usually many different purchasers in a country’s health system, from ministries of health, subnational governments to national […]

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From Ebola to Covid-19: How Uganda Can Adapt its Response to the Current Crisis

24 June 2020

This blog has been posted with kind permission from Health Policy and Planning Debated How countries are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic is not only driven by technical and sociopolitical considerations, but also by their recent histories. Uganda is an example of a country whose government’s response has been greatly informed by their recent battles […]

Uganda health financing

A necessity, not a choice: the case for purchasing COVID-19 services from the private sector in Uganda

26 May 2020

This piece originally appeared on Health Systems Governance Collaborative. As country governments execute their COVID-19 response, the World Health Organization and other stakeholders have stressed the importance of engaging the private sector.  One critical part of that is purchasing health services from private providers, the case for which is strongest in places where private health facilities account for […]

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