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In collaboration with the Salud Mesoamerica Initiative (SMI), CGD is pleased to invite you to a two-day conference highlighting lessons learned from SMI and how SMI’s experience can inform other programs in the future of healthcare. CGD has worked on results-based financing for years. From analyzing performance-based incentives to exploring cash on delivery aid to improving value for money for the Global Fund and its partners, we have been examining ways to maximize the impact of funding on health outcomes. We now have rigorous evaluations and evidence from SMI, a large-scale results-based funding program. This model public-private partnership allocates funding at the national level based on measurable improvements in coverage and quality of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child healthcare. It has brought together international donors, a development bank, regional bodies, national governments, and local stakeholders in an innovative partnership that rewards for health system strengthening and increased equity.
Nuevas evidencias sobre el modelo de financiamiento basado en resultados para la salud global: lecciones aprendidas de la experiencia de la Iniciativa Salud Mesoamérica
Día 1: Español
Día 2: Español
El CGD, en colaboración con la ISM, le da la bienvenida a una conferencia de dos días donde se destacan y comparten las lecciones aprendidas del modelo y la experiencia de la ISM, con la esperanza de que puedan resultar inspiradoras y puedan informar futuros programas destinados a fortalecer la atención médica. El Centro Global para el Desarrollo (CGD) ha trabajado durante años en proyectos de financiación basada en resultados. Su experiencia ha incluido el análisis de programas basados en el incentivo por desempeño; la entrega de dinero a cambio del cumplimiento de los programas; y el estudio de fórmulas que maximicen el impacto y los resultados de la financiación de programas de salud. Actualmente, el CGD dispone de evaluaciones rigurosas y evidencia científicas sobre un programa de financiamiento basado en resultados a gran escala: la Iniciativa Salud Mesoamérica (ISM). El modelo de esta asociación pública-privada se basa en la asignación de fondos condicionada a mejoras medibles y verificables en la cobertura y la calidad de la atención médica materna e infantil. Este programa ha reunido a donantes internacionales, un banco de desarrollo, organismos regionales, gobiernos nacionales y agentes locales interesados. Todos ellos forman una asociación innovadora que recompensa el fortalecimiento de los sistemas de salud y el aumento de la equidad.
Evidence from US-based firms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon shows that market concentration and the failure of competition policy has had grim effects on productivity and inequality. Indeed, across a handful of industries, only a couple of massive firms control the majority of decisions Americans make as consumers. But what effects does market consolidation have on the rest of the world?
AidEx is a two day event, which encompasses a conference, exhibition, meeting areas, awards and workshops. Its fundamental aim is to engage the sector at every level and provide a forum for aid & development professionals to meet, source, supply and learn. AidEx was created to help the international aid and development community engage the private sector in a neutral setting, drive innovation and support the ever-growing need for emergency aid and development programmes.
Over 1 billion women lack access to financial services due to economic and social barriers, time and mobility constraints, and discrimination Financial services delivered digitally can address these barriers. Closing the global gender gap in access to finance provides an opportunity for the private sector to reach an untapped and profitable market, and provides governments with an opportunity to better reach their constituents. This event looks at the recent evidence on which emerging technologies empower women economically, as well as the importance of cross-sectoral partnership and women’s entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Center for Global Development, TechnoServe, and the World Bank are pleased to co-host this event in Dar es Salaam. We are committed to finding what works to promote women’s financial inclusion and are conducting innovative research on the potential of digital technologies. This event will launch new research on this topic and bring together leaders in the government and the private sector with experts in finance, development, and technology to have critical conversations on closing the financial gender gap. We hope you can join us.
With the goal of driving down drug costs, governments across the globe have instituted various forms of pharmaceutical price control policies. Understanding the impacts of such policies is particularly important in low- and middle-income countries, where lack of insurance coverage means that prices can serve as a barrier to access for patients and lack of effective quality control may allow for low-quality medicines in the market. In her paper, Emma Boswell Dean examines the theoretical effects of price controls in such markets and then measures the empirical effects of one implementation of pharmaceutical price controls, in which the Indian government placed price ceilings on a set of essential medicines.
This unique conference is designed to convene both the new industrial policy thinkers, who have studied the history of government intervention, and blended finance practitioners, who are involved in setting up the institutions and procedures that will use official development finance to subsidise private enterprise in developing countries. These two communities too often work in isolation and have much to learn from each other.
The conference will combine scholar presentations with high-level policy discussions. Please see the preliminary programme for a list of sessions and speakers, in addition to more details about the conference.
Please join us for this “first of its kind” conference and feel free to share this invitation with your network and encourage your colleagues to attend. We want to reach as many people who work in private sector development as possible.