Part 2 in a series about taking a people-centered approach to strengthening routine health information systems, focusing on examples of system strengthening success.
Functional public sector routine health information systems are essential for monitoring health situation in all countries, and Haiti is no exception.
A robust routine health information system (HIS) that incorporates the private sector is pivotal to health sector performance and sustainability. The proportion of the health care market constituted by private sector institutions in developing countries is large and increasing.
The recent unprecedented investment in combating the HIV pandemic by United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have led to the debate on whether HIV programs have strengthened or undermined national health systems in developing countries. The debate was continued by health system strengthening (HSS) … Continue reading “Health systems strengthening: The dichotomy between HIV and non-HIV services”