Where We Work

WHERE WE WORK

The Accelerator’s work is tailored to meet local needs and covers a wide range of technical assistance to address health systems challenges. The Accelerator is exploring evidence, promising practices, and approaches to learning what works and what doesn’t, for sustainable health systems strengthening.

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Global

Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator Institutional Architecture for Health Framework

Strengthen Institutional Architecture for Continuous Health Systems Strengthening

The Accelerator has developed an institutional architecture framework to assess and build capacity for self-reliant, continuous health systems strengthening.
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Improving the Linkages between Social Accountability and Social and Behavior Change

Identifying promising opportunities for social accountability and social and behavior change efforts to work together to increase equity and efficiency through UHC.
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Representatives from Ghana’s Ministry of Health (MOH), National Health Insurance Scheme, and the Ghana Health Service participate in a virtual supportive supervision workshop

National Coordination of Multi-sectoral, Multi-level Pandemic Responses Virtual Collaborative

Strengthening leadership capacities and functions to ensure strong coordination to manage major health and socio-economic threats while building the foundation of more resilient and responsive health systems for the future.
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2022 USAID Health Systems Strengthening Case Competition

Using real-life examples, the USAID Health System Strengthening Case Competition, supported by the Accelerator, is an opportunity for USAID staff and partners working on health system strengthening activities to showcase the work they are doing and the impact that their activities are having on health systems and health outcomes.
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Applying and Learning about Equity-Enhancing Approaches for Health System Strengthening

The Accelerator employs various innovative health system approaches to promote and enhance equitable health systems, processes, and outcomes.
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Countries and Regions

Asia Region

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Health Systems Strengthening and Policy Research Capacities in Asia

Improving the ecosystem of health policy and systems research to strengthen health systems in Asia.
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Benin

Scaling-up Universal Health Coverage in Benin

Achieving universal health coverage by scaling up Benin’s new health insurance program, Health Insurance for Strengthening Human Capital (Assurance Maladie de l’Assurance pour le Renforcement du Capital Humain or AM-ARCH).
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Cote d'Ivoire

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Sustainable HIV Financing

Exploring multi-stakeholder coordination and action to improve financing for HIV Epidemic Control.
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Improving Community Health Governance in Côte d’Ivoire

Developing policies and tools to reduce fragmentation and improve implementation of community health services.
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Georgia

Strengthening Rehabilitation Services in Post-Conflict Countries

Advancing Rehab 2030 objectives at the local, regional, and global levels by partnering with local governments, regional, and country-level institutions and global partners.
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Ghana

Improving Equity in Coverage and Financial Protection through Ghana’s Primary Care Provider Networks

The Accelerator is applying implementation research and adaptive learning methods to understand if and how Primary Care Provider Networks can meet the Government of Ghana's equity objectives and how context affects the initiative’s implementation.
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Partnership to Accelerate Ghana’s Vision for Achieving Health for All

Accelerating Ghana’s vision of achieving health for all.
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Guinea

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Improving Community Health and Immunization Outcomes in Guinea through Integrated Health Systems Strengthening

To prioritize systems-level barriers that hinder community health outcomes and UHC, understand entry points for change, and apply integrated systems improvement approaches, the Accelerator is working with the USAID Mission, country leaders, communities, and development partners.
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Implementation Research on the National Community Health Policy in Guinea

Conducting implementation research to provide evidence on the design coherence, effectiveness, and scalability of the National Community Health Policy in Guinea.
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Liberia

Systems Improvement Support to John F. Kennedy Medical Center

Sustainable health financing to improve health outcomes in Liberia.
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Togo

Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Support to Strengthen Leadership, Improve Governance, Promote Learning, and Achieve Universal Health Coverage in Togo

Accelerating implementation of universal health coverage and integrating existing national strategies and initiatives into a cohesive vision and action plan..
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Technical Areas of Focus

Improving Routine Immunization Coverage and Equity Through Financial System Strengthening and Integration

Working with stakeholders in Guinea and Togo to identify and implement strategies to strengthen immunization performance, including improving immunization funding and promoting integration with community health and universal health coverage strategies.
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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Post-Conflict Countries

Integrating mental health and psychosocial support services in the health systems of post-conflict low- and middle-income countries.
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Safe Blood for Maternal Health

The Accelerator and Market Access and Innovative Financing program will utilize the USAID Safe Blood Starter Kit in Liberia, Malawi, and Rwanda to help analyze existing blood systems, identify primary barriers to availability of safe blood for treatment of PPH, and identify opportunities.
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Strengthening Rehabilitation Services in Post-Conflict Countries

Advancing Rehab 2030 objectives at the local, regional, and global levels by partnering with local governments, regional, and country-level institutions and global partners.
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