Cambodia: Using Contracting to Reduce Inequity in Primary Health Care Delivery J. Brad Schwartz and Indu Bhushan, 2006, The World Bank
Training of NGO managers and national managers; contracting-in and contracting-out; the contracted districts outperformed the government districts in targeting services to the poor, even when controlling for other factors, including differences in expenditure levels, starting values, and demographics;
(25 pages, pdf 142KB)
Scaling up for Better Health in Cambodia pdf, 583kb Christopher Lane, 2007, World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health, Cambodia
This report analyses the barriers to scaling up health
service provision in Cambodia with a view to attaining
the health millennium development goals (MDGs).
It focuses primarily on financial and administrative
impediments, but also considers the extent to which
human resources and the institutional framework pose binding constraints to achieving the MDGs.
(52 pages, pdf 583KB)
Tough Choices: Investing in Health for Development Sergio Spinaci, Louis Currat, Padma Shetty, Valerie Crowell, Jenni Kehler, 2006
Synthesis of country experiences over three years of following up on the findings of the 2001 report of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (CMH). The main challenges that countries have faced with respect to improving health investment planning; policy implications along which the efforts of national policy-makers and planners, as well as development partners can be directed.
(124 pages, 871KB)