Technical Areas

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Product/Service Deliverables Status
Support MoH in establishing and reinforcing a drug regulatory authority Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support to conduct Joint Annual Health Sector Reviews with focus on progress made towards achieving SDGs Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews Completed
Support MoH in promoting and monitoring rational use of drugs Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support to develop national health financing policy (including definition of Financing Policy Options) and to define national health financing strategy Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Support MoH in developing, disseminating and operationalising the National Medicines Policy, the National Pharmaceutical Sector Strategic Plan 2017 -2021 and the Pharmaceutical Law Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support establishment of National Health Accounts Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Support the assessment of the first phase of implementation of the National Health Sector Strategic Plan (NHSSP) 2011-2030 and the recommendations for its second phase Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support MoH in producing an updated Health Workforce Plan Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support the on-going decentralization process, improving capacities at municipality and central level for a smooth de-concentration transition Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable Completed
Support development of consolidated health sector annual operational planning, costing and budgeting Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support development of Health Workforce Registry Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Strengthen National Health Sector Coordination to ensure role clarity and coordination among development partners and relevant government counterparts At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerate Completed
Support adequate processes and quality in the development or updating of NHPSP and that new policies lead to UHC Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support development of professional councils and health professional registration processes Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support in the organization and implementation of a National Health Conference for dissemination of health topics and promote health research At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerate Completed
Strengthen capacity of Ministry of Health (MoH) to engage in intersectoral collaboration for health with focus on Malnutrition and Maternal Mortality and achievement of health related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support capacity building of the Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) for in-service training for both clinical services and leadership and management skills Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Use media and website to raise visibility of EU-WHO collaboration: printing and distribution of booklets At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerate Completed
Support MoH in implementing the Primary Health Care and Domiciliary Visit programme Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity Completed
Support MoH implementation of the Health Management Information System (HMIS) Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and strengthen capacity of HMIS department for data management and analysis and to monitor SDGs Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews Completed
Support adequate processes and quality in the development or updating of NHPSP and that new policies lead to UHC Policies, strategies and plans produced follow JANS attributes Completed
Support capacity building of faculty of Institute of Health Sciences (INS) for in-service training for developing needs adapted training modules, including new training methodologies, and conducting training needs assessment Regular in-service trainings conductedby INS In-service training needs defined Completed
Support periodic monitoring of implementation of NHSSP through joint annual review, with a look at equity and with focus on progress made towards achieving SDG goals Annual Health Sector Review conducted before December 2018 Completed
Technical support to MoH and capacity development in implementing the Primary Health Care and Domiciliary Visit programme Saúde na Família program fully functional and information digitalized. / Training to care providers and communities conducted Completed
Strengthen health care workers registration and quality practice establishing user friendly guidelines on process of Registration, setting conditions for creating professional councils and strengthening health professional associations and making clinical guidelines available Registration processes stablished / clinical guidelines availabe Completed
Support to finalize and disseminate the National Health Financing Strategy Health Financing Strategy finalized by June 2018 Completed
Technical support to revise and updateHealth benefit package, defining services, HRHneeds (define staffing norms and projections),feasibility study and costing First definition of list of services and HRH needs, for discussion, by December 2018 Updated ESP by December 2019 Completed
Support MoH in disseminating and operationalizing National Medicines Policy, National Pharmaceutical Sector Strategic Plan 2017 -2021 and Pharmaceutical law Pharmaceutical Sector Strategic Plan, aligned with new policy andlegislation, finalized by December 2018 Completed
Technical assistance to strengthen capacities and support establishment of functional National Health Accounts unit Awareness of key MoH and Ministry of Finances Staff on National HealthAccounts created; NHA for 2017 produced Completed
Support to finalize current draft HRH Strategy HRH strategy finalized Completed
Support MoH in improving functionality and quality of the Drug Regulatory Authority NRA enforces regulations for rational prescribing, dispensing and use ofmedicines and for SF products by end 2018 Cancelled
Analysis and recommendations for decentralization implementation for the health sector Recommendations disseminated to MoH Completed
Technical support to strengthen human resources management capacities at central, municipality and health facility level Management training conducted/ management systems, including performance assessment tools, in place Completed
Improve SAMES and MoH procurement, forecast and the quantification methods based on needs identified in redefined package and Saude na Familia data for essential medicines, diagnostics and medical devices (training and procedures) Procurement processes, forecast and quantification methods defined/stablished by end 2018 Completed
Support in the organization and implementation of a National Health Conference for dissemination of health topics and promote health research One National Health conference organized during 2018 Completed
Enhance HRH capacities for integrated and quality service delivery Integrated delivery of services is delivered as part of health curricula Completed
Improve supply chain management, quality assurance capacity (from SAMES to TC/ CHC level) to ensure uninterrupted availabilityof medical products needed for delivery of services via Saude na Familia program (through training and support processes) Capacities and processes in place to reduce out-of stocks at health facility level by end of 2019 Completed
Strengthen National Health Sector Coordination to ensure role clarity and coordination among development partners and relevant government counterparts Health Sector Coordination Meetings conducted regularly Completed
Establish Intersectoral national HRH taskforce (absorption capacity, scholarships, SOP recruitment, development of local faculty,rural incentive scheme, career ladder…) HRH intersectoral taskforce stablished and functional by end 2018. Completed
Promoting and monitoring rational use of drugs (*Update STGs and EML based on redefined package and support National Medicines & Therapeutic Committee and expert groups tasked to revise STGs) National standard treatment guidelines drafted / essentialmedicines list reviewed by end of 2018 Completed
Use media and website to raise visibility of EU-WHO collaboration: printing and distribution of booklets Regular update of WHO website on EU-WHO Policy Dialogue Programme ; Updates on Social media; EU-WHO Project website updated regularly; booklet printed and distributiond Completed
Support development of Health Sector Annual Operational Planning, Costing and Budgeting at central level and municipalities 2018 Health Sector Annual Operational Plan finalized on time Completed
Support development of Human Resources for Health Information system and data interpretation and use at central and municipal levels CHRHIS functional and utilized by end of 2018 Completed
Support MoH in improving quality of data, including inter-operability of existing systems, and strengthen institutional capacity for use of health information at national and sub-national levels (municipality and health facilitates) and to monitor SDG goals Assessment of inter-operability of existing HIS systems HMIS department staff trained in and exposed to data management and analysis Completed
Health financing capacity development: flag-ship course for MoH managers (including municipalities) Flagship course delivered Completed

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Product/Service Deliverables Status
Primary Health Care Essential Service Package (PHC-ESP) for UHC updated and implementation supported Primary Health Care Essential Service Package (PHC-ESP) for UHC updated and implementation supported Ongoing
National policy, regulatory framework and strategies on medicine and health products developed and implemented Technical support for finalization and implementation of national legislation on medicine and health products Ongoing
The national HRH strategy implemented as a critical element of health systems strengthening towards UHC The national HRH strategy implemented as a critical element of health systems strengthening towards UHC Ongoing
The national HRH strategy implemented as a critical element of health systems strengthening towards UHC Technical support to strengthen human resource management capacities at central, municipality and health facilities levels Ongoing
Implementation of the Health Financing Strategy 2019-2023 along with strengthened capacity on National Health Accounts and other health financing analytics Implementation of the Health Financing Strategy 2019-2023 along with strengthened capacity on National Health Accounts and other health financing analytics Ongoing
Primary Health Care Essential Service Package (PHC-ESP) for UHC updated and implementation supported Technical support for policy dialogue and advocacy materials on PHC-ESP Ongoing
Universal coverage of Saude na Familia (SnF) program with fully functional information system Universal coverage of Saude na Familia (SnF) program with fully functional information system Ongoing
An updated NHSSP 2015-2030 fully harmonized with UHC and SDGs with mechanisms established for improved coordination, leadership capacity and progress monitoring An updated NHSSP 2015-2030 fully harmonized with UHC and SDGs with mechanisms established for improved coordination, leadership capacity and progress monitoring Ongoing
An updated NHSSP 2015-2030 fully harmonized with UHC and SDGs with mechanisms established for improved coordination, leadership capacity and progress monitoring Technical assistance to support revision of NHSSP 2015-2030 Ongoing
National policy, regulatory framework and strategies on medicine and health products developed and implemented National policy, regulatory framework and strategies on medicine and health products developed and implemented Ongoing