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Event 3/27: HFG Advances Series: Health Financing Strategies

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

USAID Washington Learning Center
Arlington, VA 22202
United States

The Health Finance & Governance Project (HFG) is hosting a discussion on health financing strategies as part of its Advances in Health Finance and Governance Series

This event will focus on the following elements:

  • The evolution and key elements of health financing strategies
  • Why health financing is vital as countries transition to self-reliance, with examples from Africa and Asia
  • The role of donors and partners in health financing strategies


  • Aye Aye Thwin, Special Advisor, Office of the Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, USAID
  • Elaine Baruwa, Health Economist, Health Finance & Governance Project, Abt Associates
  • Hailu Zelelew, Country Manager for Ethiopia, Health Finance & Governance Project
  • Maria Eugenia Bonilla-Chacin, Senior Economist, Global Financing Facility/World Bank Group
  • Marty Makinen, Executive Vice-President for Health, Health Finance & Governance Project, Results for Development

When: Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Where: The USAID Washington Learning Center, Arlington, VA; or watch via Facebook Live streaming

Use the hashtag #HFGAdvances to join the conversation online!

Register for the event.

The HFG project, funded by USAID and led by Abt Associates, is a six-year (2012–2018), global project designed to improve health finance and health governance systems, leading to expanded access to health care and better health outcomes.

Visit the HFG web site.