Health sector development

Health system strengthening builiding blocks

Service Delivery

Good health services delivery are effective, safe, quality interventions to people that need them, when and where needed, with minimum waste of resources.

Health workforce

A well-performing health workforce is responsive, fair and efficient in achieving the best health outcomes possible, given available resources and situations.

Health information system

A well-functioning health information system ensures the production, analysis and dissemination and use of timely and reliable information on the determinants, system performance and status of health.

Essential medical products, vaccines and technologies

Equitable access to essential medical products, vaccines and technologies is provided by a well-functioning health system. Aside from equitable access, they should be safe, high quality, cost effective, scientifically sound and provide cost effective use.

Health financing system

A good health financing system raises adequate funds for health in ways that ensure people can use needed services, and are protected from financial catastrophe or impoverishment associated with having to pay for them. It provides incentives for suppliers and users to be efficient.

Leadership and governance

Leadership and governance involves ensuring strategic policy frameworks exist are combined with effective oversight, coalition-building, regulation, attention to system design and accountability.