The Strategic Purchasing for Primary Health Care (SP4PHC) project aims to improve how governments purchase primary health care services, with a focus on family planning and maternal, newborn, and child health. SP4PHC is supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
In the Philippines, ThinkWell helps to develop a primary care competency certification framework and a tool to certify primary care health workers.
ThinkWell leads a three year project focused on increasing the visibility, availability, understanding, and use of evidence on the cost of delivering vaccines. The project is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
We designed a human resources for health allocation tool to support the Ministry of Health to improve health workers’ performance in Mozambique.
This project seeks to understand how different structural and political reforms affect financing for immunization and what different stakeholders, including public and private parties, can do to ensure that such financing is sufficient and sustainable.
In Bangladesh, the USAID-funded Achieving Universal Health Coverage (AUHC) project is transforming the nationwide Smiling Sun network of 399 clinics into a consolidated pro-poor social enterprise: the Surjer Hashi Network (SHN).
ThinkWell provides the Mozambican government with data, measured findings, and recommendations to make service delivery decisions that help achieve HIV epidemic control.
ThinkWell provides health financing and human resources for health support to strengthen health system governance in Myanmar.
We support the Government of Mozambique strengthen health programs and policies aimed at improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.
ThinkWell provided insight on the potential barriers and incentives for the private sector’s contribution to primary health care access in Mozambique.
In a webinar series, we shared knowledge on how to reform budgets and make them work better for universal health coverage.
ThinkWell helps to improve the public health supply chain in Mozambique.
ThinkWell facilitated the development of a network of African institutions with the core mission of improving the uptake of evidence in policymaking and practice. At the end of one year, ThinkWell successfully transitioned leadership to five core African partners.
We explored how Mozambique’s health sector could partner with the private sector to provide non-clinical health services.
The Health Workforce for the 21st Century (HW21) Program is supporting high HIV burden countries to meet UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goals.
ThinkWell developed a feasibility assessment and design for a community-based model to identify, screen, and treat Tuberculosis-positive miners and their families.
ThinkWell coordinated and oversaw the 2012 annual program review (APR) of Bangladesh’s heath sector. This 18-person, three-month intensive review assessed seven key aspects of the health sector, from public financial management to urban health.
ThinkWell explored how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation could harness strategic purchasing to improve the delivery of affordable family planning services in the DRC.
We presented a model, recommendations, and an investment case for the Rockefeller Foundation to support the development of a sub-Saharan African network for health policy and systems research.
ThinkWell researched and analyzed the cost-drivers of clustered randomized control trials (CRCTs) in various settings.
ThinkWell provided technical support and capacity building to the Ministry of Public Health to increase domestic resources for health.
ThinkWell provided support to DFID Mozambique to develop the agency’s next five year health strategy to significantly impact Reproductive and Maternal Health (RMH).
ThinkWell performed an assessment to re-envision maternal and newborn health in Indonesia and explore how the private sector and civil society can ignite change.
We helped Malawi to develop the health workforce needed to end preventable maternal and child deaths, support family planning goals, control the HIV epidemic, and protect communities from infectious diseases.
ThinkWell supported the High Health Council of Jordan with health systems research to assess health inequity in Jordan, especially as it relates to children and adolescents.
ThinkWell conducted a comprehensive supply chain system assessment to identify the bottlenecks and leakages of HIV rapid test kits.
ThinkWell conducted a study on human resources for health to help achieve national HIV targets. We also strengthened capacity around country-led evaluations for HIV programming.
With support from the ILO and FSD Kenya, ThinkWell assessed the readiness of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) to engage in PPPs.
We leveraged provider payment, strategic purchasing, and health insurance to improve efficiency and equity in Jordan.
ThinkWell identified strengths and bottlenecks to improve Madagascar’s maternal and child health voucher system.
ThinkWell conducted an analysis to identify bottlenecks to achieving universal health coverage in selected countries from the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region.
With ThinkWell support, Haiti’s Ministry of Health strengthened its systems and capacity to receive and harmonize direct funding and to contract out health care services.
ThinkWell provided high-level strategic advice to the leadership of the ministries of health in Nepal and Myanmar on pathways to achieve Universal Health Coverage.
ThinkWell provided technical assistance to the government of Zambia in its efforts to implement social health insurance. We also provided technical support to the Zambia Poor People’s Federation.
ThinkWell worked with Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Work (MOHSW), Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Legislature to design Liberia’s first national health insurance program.
ThinkWell is supporting the Mozambican Ministry of Health on development of their national health financing strategy.
ThinkWell provided technical expertise, analysis, and managerial and logistical support to a Joint Donor Technical Assistance Fund (JDTAF) in Bangladesh. JDTAF participants hailed from a wide range of bilateral and multilateral donor agencies.
ThinkWell studied methods to strengthen participatory governance in Africa.
ThinkWell supported the Tanzania Ministry of Health to design and implement their national results-based financing (RBF) program.
ThinkWell supported the UHC2030 working group on sustainability and health systems strengthening. We collected country experiences on health system challenges and opportunities that transition from foreign aid reliance.
ThinkWell implemented and evaluated Mozambique’s first HIV and MCH-focused performance-based financing (PBF) program.
ThinkWell supported the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to identify nontraditional private-sector strategies to reach uninsured workers employed in the informal sector.
ThinkWell provided on-going fiduciary risk monitoring for sector budget support donors of the third Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP3) in Bangladesh.
ThinkWell undertook a global review of quality of care in 25 results-based financing (RBF) programs to create a database of quality of care checklists, an analysis of trends, and detailed case studies.
ThinkWell identified challenges and opportunities to scale and strengthen social, behavioral, and community engagement interventions.
ThinkWell provided technical support to the government of Laos to produce, use, and institutionalize health account data to inform health sector reform.
ThinkWell conducted an analysis to determine how innovative financing mechanisms could improve health systems performance in Sindh Province, Pakistan.
ThinkWell worked inside the USAID/Haiti mission as their lead technical expert in health systems strengthening.