Technical Areas


Product/Service Deliverables Status
Country support to address health workforce challenges 1. Capacity building on health workforce strengthening and planning 2. High level policy dialogue on importance of a strengthening the health workforce, including a national health workforce action plan, in line with the new health reforms3. Roadmap for drafting a national health workforce action plan for 2020 - 2030 Completed
Technical support and capacity building to MOH and SAMHI for the benefit package design to ensure access to quality primary healthcare services 1. Technical assistance to implementation plans to roll out MHI in 2019;2. Technical assistance to strategic purchasing and review of the basic benefits package;3. Capacity building to improve skills and knowledge of MOH and SAMHI staff on health financing;4. Joint mission with key partners engaged in health financing and policy dialogue event. Completed
Provide technical support to MOH and SAMHI to improve the quality of health service delivery, with specific emphasis on strengthening people-centered and integrated primary healthcare towards UHC and SDGs 1. Assessment of the performance of the current PHC system;2. Technical assistance to developing a Primary Health Care Strengthening Strategy; 3. Study visits of national counterparts on service delivery, its governance, accountability and coordination of care.4. Policy dialogue event around key issues of the primary care strategy; Completed
Strengthening management of quality of care systems 1. Assessment of accreditation standards for health care providers is conducted.2. Technical assistance to revising accreditation standards.3. Capacity building of key stakeholders in quality of care management is provided through workshops, seminars and study visits. Completed
Health service delivery optimization PHC-centered and linked to HRH planning and health financing reform (Original) Increase of PHC capacity by ensuring that a broader set of essential evidence-based, cost-effective services, better tailored to address current burden of disease, is available at the PHC level Revised for COVID Response Technical support to the country on COVID-19 response at various levels of health care service Completed
Strengthening chronic disease management and population risk assessment approaches with provider's networks development Support WHO PEN national scale-up and HSS research Completed


Product/Service Deliverables Status
Comprehensive policy guidance on health financing aligned with service delivery under UHC-P project and BAR course for capacity building Ongoing
Country enabled to provide quality rehabilitation services and access to assistive products to all people in need Support development of priority assistive product list for Azerbaijan Ongoing
PHC Strengthening Support the rolling out of the mandatory health insurance Ongoing
Health financing strategy and health insurance implementation Establishment of health financing governance system, support legislation and strategic purchasing pilot Needs update