March 15, 2011 (All day)
MLI presented multiple abstracts at The African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) conference in Senegal in March. AfHEA provides a forum for peer learning and information sharing for professionals in health economies in Africa.
February 08, 2011 (All day)
“Family Planning in the context of Population and Development: the Urgency to Act,” a conference held in Burkina Faso in February for francophone West African countries, focused on family planning. The event, which featured an address from Burkina Faso’s President Compaoré at the opening ceremony, was attended by a large delegation from two MLI countries, Mali and Senegal. The objective of the conference was to help identify innovative ideas and concrete solutions to reduce by 2015 the maternal mortality rate and level of unmet need for family planning by at least 25% for the whole region of francophone West Africa.
February 02, 2011 (All day)
Senegal’s Department of Health and Prevention (MSP) and key health sector stakeholders finalized a results-based financing (RBF) pilot plan last week. RBF is a performance management tool that compensates health service providers for rendering high quality services and attaining certain outcomes. The MSP is experimenting with RBF as its Health Development Plan 2009-2018 strives to establish a culture of performance and fairness in the system to motivate health workers and develop a sense of responsibility.