Resources

The Financing Alliance for Health provide a platform to share resources that will support governments and NGOs in their efforts to strengthen community health financing programmes. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Community Health Planning and Costing Tool (UNICEF)

The Community Health Planning and Costing Tool developed by UNICEF in partnership with MSH has been designed to help planners and managers alike determine the costs and finances of implementing comprehensive community health services (CHS) packages. Download these resources below.

Community Health Planning and Costing Tool User Guide

Community Health Planning and Costing Tool Master Example

Community Health Planning and Costing Tool Master (Blank)

Fore more information contact: Jerome Pfaffmann, Health Specialist, UNICEF

 

National Community Health Worker Programs of Brazil, Ethiopia and Nepal: THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH AND PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

This report reviews the available evidence concerning the operational characteristics and effectiveness of three national community health worker (CHW) programs from Latin America (Brazil), Africa (Ethiopia) and Asia (Nepal). These programs have achieved national reach, and their countries have become global leaders in improving the health of their mothers and children as well as in expanding access to primary health care. Download this report below.

A comprehensive description of three national community health worker programs and their contributions to maternal and child health and primary care by Henry B. Perry et al.

For more information contact: Henry Perry, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

Community-level Human Resources for Health: Return on Investment and Pathway to Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa 

This paper makes the case for why countries in Africa should invest in community-level human resources for health as one of the most effective investments not only for improving health but also for promoting economic growth and broader socioeconomic development. Download this paper below.

Community-level Human Resources for Health: Return on Investment and Pathway to Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa by Henry B. Perry and Sennen Hounton

For more information contact: Henry Perry, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

CHW Report 2016 - Frontline Health Workers Coalition: Prioritizing Community Health Worker Data for Informed Decision-Making

To optimize the role of community health workers (CHWs) in expanding equitable access to health services and meeting the SDG targets, country governments—with support from their global and local partners—must improve data on CHWs to gain the necessary information to strengthen support, planning, and decision-making.

In a policy analysis released in November 2016, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition calls for governments and all stakeholders to come together to advocate for and deliver the data on health workers, including CHWs, that will foster the enabling policy environments and programs needed to address the most severe access gap. Download this paper below.

Prioritizing Community Health Worker Data For Informed Decision-Making, November 2016

For more information visit: https://www.frontlinehealthworkers.org

 

C/CAN 2025 City Cancer Challenge Financing Sustainable City Cancer Treatment Infrastructure Report

This report is intended to support city leaders who are looking to finance cancer infrastructure, including those that are a part of C/Can 2025. ‘C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge’ is a multi-sectoral initiative through which all city stakeholders will be engaged in the design, planning and implementation of cancer treatment solutions. This report identifies the financing tools that city leaders can use to develop sustainable cancer infrastructure. Download this report below.

Financing Sustainable City Cancer Treatment Infrastructure Report