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Our resource library is a searchable collection of tools and documents related to various technical areas around the Gavi transition. The library consists of research articles, policy briefs, reports, guidebooks, country data, and other resources pertinent to Gavi transition or immunization programs generally. You can filter the resources by topic, type, or country. 

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From Stumbling Block to Enabler: The Role of Public Financial Management in Health Service Delivery in Tanzania and Zambia

Abstract The way governments manage resources through the budget cycle has important implications for health policy and whether governments achieve societal objectives such as efficiency, equity, quality, and accountability. Studies found a positive association between health service delivery outcomes and good governance of public finance; however, the mechanisms through which public financial management affects service … Continued

Budget Credibility Across Countries: How Deviations are Affecting Spending on Social Priorities

As countries increasingly focus on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), attention is often focused on the financing gap governments face in meeting their commitments. Not enough questions are being asked about governments’ capacity to effectively manage and spend the resources that they already have – or say they have. In this paper, researchers use a … Continued

WHO Budget Structure Reforms and Transition to Program Budgeting in Health: Lessons from Armenia

WHO’s case study of ongoing budget reform in Armenia finds that Armenia’s gradual transition to program-based budgeting has improved the National Assembly’s ability to assess the extent to which budgets are consistent with policy and track program performance through the introduction of indicators for quantity, quality and timeliness of health services. Armenia’s National Immunization Program … Continued

Lessons from Implementing Public Financial Management Activities in the Health Sector

Over the past five years, the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project has supported over 35 countries and programs in their efforts to strengthen public financial management (PFM) systems. Activities have been tailored to address key priorities within a health system context, and have ranged from improving financial data systems to conducting costing exercises, financial … Continued

Financial Management Mechanisms to Support Increased Government Spending on Health

This paper introduces an analytic framework for assessing PFM mechanisms. Providing a consistent framework for assessing PFM mechanisms makes it easier to understand their scope, complexity, interrelationships, and linkages. The framework covers the current state of PFM and an “end state”—or ideal state at maturity—in LMICs, roles of key actors, necessary preconditions for reforms, options … Continued

WHO-UNICEF Guidelines for Developing a Comprehensive Multi-year Plan (cMYP)

WHO-UNICEF comprehensive multi-year plan (cMYP) for immunization guidelines offers planning and costing tools for managers to follow when developing a  cMYP or ensuring the quality of an existing one. This document is not intended to encompass all strategies for developing these plans but instead an up-to-date, comprehensive single method.

Country Planning Cycle Database – WHO’s Resource for National Health System Planning Activities

The Country Planning Cycle Database collects information to support coordination of national health system planning activities. The database includes information on technical support and donor engagement, in addition to summaries of national planning and health programmatic cycles.  

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