The Case Competition is an opportunity for USAID staff and partners working on health system strengthening (HSS) activities to showcase the work they are doing and the impact that their activities are having on health systems and health outcomes. Using real-life examples, the Case Competition will allow us to learn what does and does not work when implementing, institutionalizing, and scaling up health system programs and approaches. These case submissions will help inform USAID and its partners’ ongoing work. They will contribute to learning syntheses and dissemination under the USAID HSS Learning Agenda to strengthen the global HSS evidence base.  

2024 Key Dates


March 20 – April 17


June 14


Week of July (to be confirmed)

Case Competition Information

Case Competition Judges

Dr. Karen Ann Grépin – Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong; Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Global Development

Dr. Ama Pokuaa Fenny​ – Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research at the University of Ghana ​

Dr. Leizel Lagrada-Rombaua -​ Independent health financing and governance expert; Former head executive staff at the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation​

Dr. Kamaliah Mohamad Noh​ – Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Cyberjaya; Former head of the primary health care section of the Malaysia Ministry of Health​

Dr. Helen Saxenian​ – Independent health economist and formerly of the World Bank

Dr. Thomas Bossert – Senior Lecturer and Director of the International Health Systems Program of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

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