Navigation Links
Clinton Global Initiative: September 22-25, 2009: Health Care Access and Quality Improves For Millions in Rwanda and Haiti Due to Innovative Performance-Based Financing Incentives
Date:9/21/2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Management Sciences for Health (MSH) today reported that the first year of its four-year $12.5 million CGI Commitment to Action to introduce and expand Performance-Based Financing (PBF) has resulted in dramatically improved quality and delivery of health services for millions of people in Rwanda and Haiti. PBF empowers health managers to allocate resources in a way that rewards meeting health goals. By improving financial management capacity and expertise, PBF strengthens the sustainability and performance of ministries of health, district and community institutions, and NGOs.

Notably, the PBF program in Rwanda contributed to: doubling deliveries in health centers (from approximately 23% in 2006 to 42% in 2008); reducing neonatal and maternal mortality; doubling the monitoring of child growth and nutritional status; and doubling vaccinations for pregnant women to protect them from tetanus. The MSH PBF program also accelerated an increase in Rwandan health center quality scores by 20 points on a scale of 100, including increases in quality of general management, health center cleanliness, and the overall quality of outpatient, obstetric, family planning, vaccination, nutrition, and HIV/TB clinics.

In Haiti, MSH expanded PBF into the public sector and enhanced community- based services to improve access to health services. In 2008, nearly 4,000,000 people (43% of the population) were reached by SDSH (Sante Pour le Developpement et la Stabilite d'Haiti) with 147 service delivery points in all 10 geographical departments. More than $6 million was secured in leveraged contributions from the private sector with about $10 million more expected by September 2010. A new deworming project, support for nutrition programs, and inventory and distribution system were launched in August 2009.

"Performance-based financing is a power
'/>"/>

SOURCE Management Sciences for Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. President Bill Clinton to Speak at Inaugural Chicago House Speaker Series Luncheon
2. President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries
3. Health Care Without Harm Partners With Clinton Climate Initiative to Help Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Reduce Environmental Impact
4. President Bill Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at 5th Annual World Healthcare Innovation and Technology Congress, November 10, 2009, Washington, D.C.
5. Career Step Partners with Clinton Community College to Help Students Gain Careers in Secure Healthcare Industry
6. ATR: Obamas VAT Trial Balloon Dusts Off Bill Clintons 1993 Playbook
7. Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy to Locate at Frampton Hall in Downtown Clinton, S.C.
8. Bill Clinton, Health Groups to Tackle Childhood Obesity
9. RBC Life Sciences Promotes Industry Veteran John W. Price to CEO; Company Founder, Clinton Howard, Will Remain Chairman of the Board
10. Bill Clinton and Other Leaders Call For Renewal of Battle Against AIDS in the United States at Democratic Convention
11. Hillary Clintons Legacy: Health Insurance Truth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Helen ... home in Woodland Hills, California after an 8 year ... away on Christmas Eve evening in her home in ... aggressive metastatic breast cancer. , As ... over forty years, she pioneered and championed many of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... complex chronic illnesses can receive effective, less expensive care from ... access to a team of dedicated health care professionals, a ... seriously ill and need either hospitalization or a trip to ... medical home clinic at the University of Texas in Houston ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among early stage breast cancer ... half of one percent will eventually develop leukemia as ... The finding comes from a review of more ... 2007, and it suggests that the risk for developing ... had previously thought. "The frequency of bone marrow ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... York (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Thousands ... to move forward in a number of multidistrict litigations ... West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an ... scheduled to convene a Joint Status Conference in all ... a.m. Parties have been directed to submit a proposed ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 Residents at ... Community, recently showed their generous spirit by providing ... Catawba County Parenting Network- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. ... gathered around the largest Christmas tree on the ... purchased by residents of the Abernethy Village Association ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 2Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 3Health News:RP International founder, Helen Harris Dies on Christmas Eve Just Hours Before Her Holiday Television Broadcast to Raise Funds to Cure Blindness was Broadcasted Nationally 4Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 2Health News:Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Retirement Community Residents Make Impact During Holiday Season 2
... and find that the passion has fizzled out. You no longer feel ... chest // and are at a loss to understand this. Well, ... have found that the first year of romance is the best one ... is released in the brain. The NGF is a protein and was ...
... half of face taken from a brain dead donor in France. ... lips, nose and chin was taken and transplanted to a woman ... ,Doctors have clarified that the face the woman is going ... the donor’s face. ,If accepted the real benefit of ...
... by the University of Frankfurt has revealed that singing ... stimulates the production of antibodies. Singing also serves to ... As many as 31 amateur singers were studied before ... meditation and walking in terms of its positive effects ...
... of the Suffolk East Primary Care Trust will be banned ... they are wearing their identification// badge or uniform. The ban ... contractors, visitors, volunteers and other people who visit the premises ... combined board has been called upon to give its approval ...
... is a very popular drink in Europe and more so in ... healthy beer called karla //, which they claim has the power ... beer is made form herbs and also contains lecithin soya extract, ... alcohol percentage. Chemists claim that the sale of this beer is ...
... Even as the Pakistani government struggles to prevent dengue ... have confirmed that the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) // ... woman doctor, and infected around 45 people in the ... known as Congo fever, is spread through the bite ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:12/24/2014)... International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its final decision in the ... notice issued on December 23, the ITC ruled in favor ... was invalid. BMC President, James Xu ... with the ITC,s decision in this case. This victory for ... very beginning on the key patents in the case. ResMed ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... and FARMINGTON, Conn. ... Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing ... diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial ... a private placement of 2,050,000 shares of its ... 24,949,325 shares of its common stock.  Funds under ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014 Echo Therapeutics, Inc. ... company focused on skin permeation, continuous glucose monitoring ... W. Hollander has been appointed Chief Executive ... more than 20 years of experience in the ... most recently served as Vice President, Business Development, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ITC Final Decision Goes Against ResMed (RMD) Monumental Win for 3B/BMC 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 4Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3
... DIEGO, June 8, 2011 Otonomy, Inc., ... of the ear, today announced positive results for OTO-201, ... in multiple preclinical studies evaluating the treatment of middle ... placement surgery.  Approximately one million tube placement procedures are ...
... NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., June 8, 2011 Leading national ... Tufts Health Care Institute,s (THCI) Program on Opioid Risk ... support of THCI,s Program on Opioid Risk Management began ... promoting the safe and effective use of controlled opioid ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Otonomy Announces Preclinical Results Supporting Intra-operative Use of OTO-201 for Common Childhood Procedure 2Otonomy Announces Preclinical Results Supporting Intra-operative Use of OTO-201 for Common Childhood Procedure 3Otonomy Announces Preclinical Results Supporting Intra-operative Use of OTO-201 for Common Childhood Procedure 4Dominion Diagnostics Supports Opioid Risk Management Program for Fourth Consecutive Year 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: