Areas Health Systems

Support to Kosovo health authorities in institutionalizing health expenditure tracking based on SHA 2011 methodology

Kosovo / Health Accounts /

The World Health Organization (WHO) provided technical support to the Member States to institutionalize health expenditure tracking by (a) producing health account (HA) studies, including disease expenditure, based on the revised System of Health Accounts methodology 2011 (SHA 2011) and (b) informing national health policies. Based on the request from Kosovo[1] authorities, the WHO offices […]

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Healthcare Financing Progress Matrix (HFPM) Country Application and Capacity building in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan / Health Care Financing / Evaluation, Health Financing Progress Matrix (HFPM)

In 2019, Kazakhstan piloted compulsory social health insurance in the Karaganda region, and from January 2020, the new system, comprised of two health benefits packages, has been launched throughout the country. The country expressed interest in a holistic assessment of the effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability and resilience of the health financing in the country and capacity […]

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Technical assistance to implement the health financing reform project in the Republic of Karakalpakstan

Uzbekistan / Health Care Financing, Health financing reforms, Primary health care / Capacity building, Evaluation, Modeling, Planning

Uzbekistan has embarked on comprehensive and far-reaching reforms of its health system, including in health financing, to meet the objectives of the “Concept on health development of the Republic of Uzbekistan 2019-2023”. WHO supports the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Government of Uzbekistan in introducing health financing and service delivery reforms underpinned by digitalization. […]

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Dynamic modeling tool development to track Primary Health Care (PHC) spending based on SHA 2011 methodology

Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, TFYR, Spain / Health Accounts, Primary health care / Applied Research, Modeling, Software development

The World Health Organization developed a Primary Healthcare (PHC) definition for tracking and comparing PHC expenditures globally. However, if tracking PHC expenditure is supposed to inform national health policies (e.g., prioritize PHC in government budgets), the PHC definition should be tailored to the national context as key national stakeholders deem it appropriate. Tailoring PHC definition […]

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Assessment of Moldova’s Healthcare System with the view of shaping further Swiss support

Moldova, Republic of / Development aid, Governance, Health Systems / Evaluation

The Swiss Cooperation Office in Moldova (SCO) intends to carry out an assessment of the Moldovan healthcare sector. The services were solicited to shape the Swiss-supported health domain interventions under the upcoming 2025-2028 Swiss Cooperation Program for Moldova. The assessment was expected to inform the design of Swiss support to the Moldovan healthcare system by […]

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An exploratory study of tracking rehabilitation-related expenditures in Georgia for improving the Systems of Health Accounts (SHA) 2011 methodology

Georgia / Health Accounts, Rehabilitative care /

The Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) is a global initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through a Cooperative Agreement, with co-funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Results for Development (R4D) lead the Accelerator. The Inclusive Development Hub of USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) has […]

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Support the development of the Prioritized Investment Plan (PIP) of the Strategy on Healthcare of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan up to 2030

Tajikistan / Health financing reforms, Health Information, Human resources in health, Information, Primary health care, Strategic planning / Costing and budgeting, Planning

The Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents (GFF) is a multi-stakeholder global partnership housed at the World Bank. The GFF supports 36 low and lower-middle-income countries with catalytic financing and technical assistance to develop and implement prioritized national health plans to scale up access to affordable, quality care for women, children, and adolescents. […]

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The end-of-phase external review of the Medical Education Development Project (phase 1) in Ukraine

Ukraine / Human resources in health, Medical education / Evaluation

The Swiss Cooperation Office Ukraine (SCO) mandated the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) to implement the Main Phase 1 of the Medical Education Development in Ukraine Project (MED). One of the most fundamental tasks of the Medical Education Development Project was to support the overall health system reform with appropriate Human Resources […]

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Technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan on optimization of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) home visiting services with the focus on diet diversification

Turkmenistan / Home visiting, Maternal and child health, Monitoring and evaluation, Performance assessment, Primary health care, Service delivery / Capacity building, Evaluation, Training

The UNICEF country office (CO) in Turkmenistan selected and commissioned the consortia of the CGC and International Step by Step Association (the Netherlands) to assist the health authorities in scaling up the delivery of home visiting services to improve maternal and child health (MCH). The team comprised of three specialists (in the health system and […]

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Long Term technical support to produce and institutionalize the System of Health Accounts (2011) in the WHO European Region

Albania, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, TFYR, Moldova, Republic of, Montenegro, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan / Health Accounts / Applied Research, Costing and budgeting, Mentoring, Software development

World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe commissioned Consulting Group Curatio Sarl to work with the WHO Barcelona for Health Systems Financing to assist the countries in the European region in (i) institutionalising the System of Health Accounts (SHA) in their routine information systems and producing health accounts (HA) on a routine base including disease […]

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Independent verification of disbursement linked indicators (DLIs) under the World Bank-supported “Primary Health Care Quality Improvement Program” (PHCQIP) in the Kyrgyz Republic

Kyrgyzstan / Health Systems / Evaluation

Joint Financiers of the project “Primary Health Care Quality Improvement Program” (PHCQIP) in the Kyrgyz Republic contracted Oxford Policy Management (OPM) to verify independently results reported by the country (the Ministry of Health and the Mandatory Health Insurance Fund) against the targets for each Disbursement Linked Indicator (DLI). OPM commissioned CGC to establish an independent […]

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Technical support to produce and institutionalize the System of Health Accounts (2011) in former Soviet Union countries and the Balkans

Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, TFYR, Moldova, Republic of, Tajikistan / Governance, Health Accounts / Costing and budgeting, Mentoring, Software development, Training

The objective of the project was to continue to support the World Health Organisation (WHO) Barcelona Office in: Providing technical support to the selected countries in the WHO European Region to institutionalize the System of Health Accounts (SHA) in  their routine  information systems and to  produce  health accounts (HA) on  a   routine base including disease […]

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Technical assistance to improve the data quality for health expenditure tracking in selected countries in the WHO European Region

Albania, Montenegro, Ukraine / Health Accounts, Health Care Financing / Applied Research, Capacity building, Mentoring, Planning

The main purpose of this project was to support the WHO Barcelona Office in filling the gaps in data on health expenditure for the Regional report. In particular, the CGC team was expected to track missing data on health spending and improve data quality in three countries of the WHO European Region (Albania, Montenegro and […]

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Technical support to the World Health Organisation in the development of paediatric quality of care indicators

Not country-specific / Maternal and child health, Service delivery / Applied Research

The Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent and Aging (MC) Department of World Health Organisation (WHO) commissioned CGC to refine and finalize paediatric quality of care (QoC) indicators based on the review the inputs received by WHO from various experts around the world. CGC was required to deliver the following products: A final set of the […]

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Support to produce and institutionalize the System of Health Accounts (2011) in former Soviet Union countries and the Balkans

Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, TFYR, Moldova, Republic of, Montenegro, Tajikistan / Health Accounts, Health Information / Applied Research, Mentoring, Software development, Training

World Health Organisation (WHO) Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening commissioned the CGC team to support selected countries in the production of Health Accounts (HA) based on the System of Health Accounts 2011 (SHA2011) methodology. The assignment included three objectives: Provide technical support in the production of HA production (including disease expenditures) for the latest […]

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Provision of health accounts technical support to countries in European region and in the improvement of the disease expenditure distribution methodology for the global HA purpose

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Republic of / Health Accounts, Health Care Financing, Health Systems / Capacity building, Evaluation, Planning

World Health Organization (WHO) provides technical assistance to Member States to produce and institutionalize the health accounts including disease expenditure consistent with the reviewed system of health accounts methodology (SHA 2011). WHO also publishes high-level health expenditure aggregates on the Global Health Expenditure Database (GHED). Where gaps exist, WHO estimates missing data using macroeconomic series. […]

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Support in the development of a Health System Strengthening (HSS) applications to Gavi

Tajikistan, Uzbekistan / Health Systems, Systems strengthening / Planning

Gavi commissioned Consulting Group Curatio Sarl to assist the Ministry of Health and the National Immunization Program (NIP) in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in developing country proposals to submit to Gavi for approval the objective of significantly increasing the coverage and equity of the current immunization program. The CGC team was requested to work closely with […]

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The end of phase I evaluation of a Health Facilities Autonomy project in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan / Governance, Primary health care / Evaluation

Embassy of Switzerland in the Kyrgyz Republic on the behalf of the Federal Department of the Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of the Swiss Confederation contracted Consulting Group Curatio Sarl to carry out an external evaluation of the a Health Facilities Autonomya project in Kyrgyzstan in April a May 2018. The purpose of the evaluation was to […]

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A study of financial and non-financial incentives in health sector in Sudan

Sudan / Human resources in health, Service delivery / Capacity building, Evaluation, Planning

The overall objective of this assignment was to design financial and non-financial incentive models for different health cadres to implement the integrated roadmap for healthcare delivery in Sudan. The main objective of the consultancy was to analyze the current incentive models for health staff in the MOH, including staff working for different public health programs […]

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Health Sector Study in Turkey

Turkey / Health Systems / Evaluation

The objective of this assignment was to provide the European Investment Bank (EIB) with an independent, comprehensive and coherent review and appraisal of the Turkish health sector, in order to serve as the context and framework for EIBa’s potential future lending operations in the health sector. Actual Services Provided: Review and appraisal of readily available […]

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Support to the Supreme Council of Health of the State of Qatar in the development of National Health Account report 201

Qatar / Health Accounts / Costing and budgeting, Evaluation

The objective of this engagement was to provide specialist expertise to Health Financing and Insurance Department, Health Insurance Section of the Supreme Council of Health to produce the System of Health Accounts (SHA) Report for the state of Qatar for 2012. The CGC team carried out the following activities as defined in the service agreement: […]

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Strengthening the CCM in Belarus governance and compliance with the Global Funda’s eligibility criteria

/ Governance / Evaluation

The purpose of these assignments was to strengthen the CCM in governance and compliance with the Global Funda’s eligibility criteria. The technical support was provided in 2 phases: Phase I – Diagnostics of the compliance of the CCM governance structures, regulations and processes with the revised GF eligibility requirements with recommendations on the measures to […]

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Facilitation of the Regional meeting of CCMs

/ Governance / Facilitation

The main objective of this regional workshop was to strengthen CCM members and stakeholders’ understanding of the six minimum requirements for grant eligibility and of CCM Core functions, and strengthen CCM members and stakeholders’ understanding of the importance of the CCM Secretariat’s function from proposal development to grant closure. Actual services provided: Proposal development and […]

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Strengthening the CCM in Albania in complying with the Global Fund eligibility requirements

/ Governance / Evaluation

The purpose of these assignments was to strengthen the CCM in Albania in governance and compliance with the Global Fundâs eligibility criteria. Actual Services Provided: Assessment of the effectiveness of the CCM’s existing governance structures and processes including the conflict of interest policy in light of the revised CCM Guidelines. Assistance to members of the […]

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