Health Governance

Advancing Health Systems Podcast Series, Episode 4

Advancing Health Systems Podcast Series, Episode 4

Clear and transparent policies. Well-functioning institutions to carry out those policies. Strong public financial management that reduces corruption. Health service providers who are accountable to communities and patients. These are some of the key ingredients of health governance. A growing body of evidence shows that these ingredients boost the effectiveness of development assistance for health.

Learn more about this secret sauce in health system strengthening and its promise for improving the outcomes of health interventions, including an example of how health governance measures were used to support Vietnam’s HIV response program.

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About the Advancing Health Systems Podcast Series

The Advancing Health Systems podcast series explores fundamental issues involved in expanding people’s access to health care in low- and middle-income countries. The podcasts were produced by the USAID-funded Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, which ran from 2012-2018. They were recorded in 2018.

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