SP4PHC 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 Indonesia, ThinkWell leads USAID’s Health Financing Activity (HFA), a five year $15M contract awarded in 2019. HFA is a technical assistance project designed to strengthen local capacity in financial analyses, stakeholder engagement, learning, and decision-making. We support the Ministry of Health’s leadership and vision to improve financial protection, equitable access to quality health services, and health outcomes.
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ThinkWell’s Bangladesh team implements the “Enhancing Essential Services Provision for Universal Health Coverage (EESPUHC), in the context of Covid-19 activity,” which supports the Government of Bangladesh to prioritize and execute on planning and investments for regularizing and improving access to essential health services.
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.
ThinkWell seeks to improve sustainable immunization financing in countries across the globe. This project is supported by Merck & Co., Inc.
To inform world leaders at the G20 Summit in November 2020, ThinkWell assessed innovative finance in health in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). This was the first time since 2011 that a comprehensive, major review of innovative finance for health has been conducted.
MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery (MPHD) seeks to strengthen private provider contributions to vital health care. ThinkWell serves as the technical lead on health financing for sustainability of private sector service delivery.
We support the Government of Mozambique strengthen health programs and policies aimed at improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.
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 health financing and human resources for health support to strengthen health system governance in Myanmar.
ThinkWell explored how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation could harness strategic purchasing to improve the delivery of affordable family planning services in the DRC.
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 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 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.
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 to develop their national health financing strategy.
ThinkWell supported the Tanzania Ministry of Health to design and implement their national results-based financing (RBF) program.
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 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 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.