Category Archives: Social Protection

Toolkit for Optimizing Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence: Mainstreaming GBV Considerations in CBIs and Utilizing Cash in GBV Response

The Women’s Refugee Commission, Mercy Corps and the International Rescue Committee, February 2018 9 pp. 603 kB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Mainstreaming-GBV- CBI_Toolkit-Overview.pdf This modular and adaptable toolkit is divided into two sections: Section I, designed for field-level cash practitioners, features a focus group … Continue reading

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The shaded side of the UHC cube: a systematic review of human resources for health management and administration in social health protection schemes

by Konrad Obermann, Tata Chanturidze, Bernd Glazinski et al. Health Economics Review, 2018, 8:4 – Published: 20 February 2018 7 pp. 605 kB https://healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13561-018-0188- 4?site=healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com Managers and administrators in charge of social protection and health financing, service purchasing and provision … Continue reading

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World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

by Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt et al. International Labour Organization (ILO), November 2017 454 pp. 16.2 MB http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/— publ/documents/publication/wcms_604882.pdf This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent trends in social protection systems, including social protection floors. Based on … Continue reading

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The State of the World’s Cash Report: Cash Transfer Programming in Humanitarian Aid

by Gabrielle Smith, Ruth McCormack, Alex Jacobs et al. Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) and Accenture Development Partnerships, 2018 143 pp. 2.9 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/calp-sowc-report-web_0.pdf In recent years, the use of cash transfer programming (CTP) in humanitarian assistance has grown significantly. In … Continue reading

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Who benefits from increased service utilisation? Examining the distributional effects of payment for performance in Tanzania

by Peter Binyaruka, Bjarne Robberstad, Gaute Torsvik et al. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2018,17:14 – Published: 29 January 2018 16 pp. 527 kB https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12939-018-0728-x? site=equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com Payment for performance (P4P) strategies, which provide financial incentives to health workers and/or … Continue reading

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Securing Domestic Financing for Universal Health Coverage: Lessons in Process

by Sharon Nakhimovsky and Elaine Baruwa Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project, January 2018 16 pp. 1.8 MB https://www.hfgproject.org/?download=22029 Demand for health care is growing and external support is becoming more uncertain. Consequently, domestic resource mobilization (DRM) for health has … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming 2.0: How Europe’s Education Systems Can Boost Migrant Inclusion

by Aliyyah Ahad and Meghan Benton Integration Futures Working Group, February 2018 46 pp. 1.8 MB https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/EduMainstreaming2.0- FINAL.pdf Children who arrive in Europe as immigrants or who have immigrant parents face a variety of barriers to success in European school … Continue reading

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Health systems development in Thailand: a solid platform for successful implementation of universal health coverage

by Viroj Tangcharoensathien, Woranan Witthayapipopsakul, Warisa Panichkriangkrai et al. The Lancet – Published Online January 31, 2018 18 pp. 1.3 MB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(18)30198-3.pdf Since 1975, targeted insurance schemes in Thailand for different population groups have improved financial access to health care … Continue reading

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The State of the World’s Cash Report: Cash Transfer Programming in Humanitarian Aid

by Gabrielle Smith, Ruth McCormack, Alex Jacobs et al. The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) and Accenture Development Partnerships, February 2018 143 pp. 2.9 MB http://www.cashlearning.org/downloads/calp-sowc-report-web.pdf Cash-based assistance is, in brief, one of the most significant reforms in recent years. There … Continue reading

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Simplifying Delivery of Social Security Benefits in Karnataka

by D Rajasekhar, K S Manjunath, R Manjula Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, August 2016 72 pp. 4.8 MB http://health.bmz.de/where_we_work/countries/india/Files/Simplifying_Delivery_of_S ocial_Security_Benefits_in_Karnataka_2016.pdf In India, various ministries and government agencies are responsible for social security programmes for the informal sector, … Continue reading

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