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Monitoring of the EC Support to the Health Sector Reform Project (HSRP) in Egypt

Field of Expertise:
Leadership/ Governance/ Policy/ Strategic Planning/ Management/ M&EPolicy/Governance/System; PHC/MNCH/RH/Nutrition/W&S; Costing studies; Health expenditure Review/ National Health Accounts (NHA)/ Health Financing Studies; PBF/RBF/OBF (and Budget)Health Sector Reform; Basic Health Services / Primary health care; Performance Based Financing
Narrative description of project:
The aim of this project was to analyse and calculate the cost of delivering the reform model of primary health care services and, through this process, contribute to building the capacity of a Research and Administrative Unit in conducting regular service delivery costing activities intended to provide Health Sector Reform Programme decision makers with appropriate data.
Description of services provided:

  • A baseline cost analysis and medium-term cost projections for the Basic Benefit Package of services at primary level in a sample of both public and private health facilities.

  • The system provides information to cost services on a per capita and on a per intervention basis of full cost recovery.

  • Possible institutional arrangements to develop capacity for health economic analysis in HSRP implementing bodies have been explored and proposals for such arrangements to be operationalised provided, envisaging how productive partnerships with local and/or institutional institutions could be developed.