Health Systems Strengthening (HSS)

Overview

URC provided support to Cambodia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to plan, manage, and introduce programs addressing HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and family health. HSS helped to apply a comprehensive systems approach to strengthen the capacity of the Cambodian health system to better plan, finance, and deliver the basic package of reproductive and child health services.

Achievements

  • Pre-identified poor households, to determine eligibility for Health Equity Funds. Administration of these funds was associated with a reduction by half of the numbers of households in debt for health care in 2007
  • Developed hospital and health care quality assessment instruments now used nationwide
Duration
2002 to 2008
Funders 
US Agency for International Development (USAID) | Cambodia
Regions/ Countries