Performance-based financing for improving HIV/AIDS service delivery: a systematic review

by Amitabh B. SutharEmail, Jason M. Nagata, Sabin Nsanzimana et al.
BMC Health Services Research, 2017, 17:6 – Published: 4 January 2017

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Although domestic HIV/AIDS financing is increasing, international HIV/AIDS financing has plateaued. Providing incentives for the health system (i.e. performance-based financing [PBF]) may help countries achieve more with available resources. The authors systematically reviewed effects of PBF on HIV/AIDS service delivery to inform WHO guidelines. They conclude that although the limited data suggests PBF positively affected HIV service access and quality, critical health system and governance knowledge gaps remain. More research is needed to inform national policymaking.

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