MESSAGES FROM THE THIRD (3RD ) EDITION FOCUS FUNDING MIX PILLAR. Thursday 16th MARCH, 2023
i) Background to Funding Mix Pillar (Health Facility Financing Public perspective) - Prof Joseph Ana FoCG Lead Senior Fellow CCGR&PS
ii) Health Facility Financing – Private Perspective. Dr. Austin Okogun, FoCG CEO, Lily Hospitals LTD
TAKE HOME MESSAGES:
► PUBLIC OWNED HEALTH FACILITY (ARE NOT-FOR-PROFIT) – created to deliver on government social contract with all the population, rich or poor! but must balance the books, avoid waste, still deliver quality! better use of the little funds available to improve quality !
► PRIVATE HEALTH FACILITY (ARE FOR PROFIT) - doing much better. Hence calls in some quarters that they take-over, forgetting the Government’s Social Responsibility in Healthcare For ALL! No country has achieved Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for its population through dominance of the private sector (the reverse is true: countries with dominance of private care do not achieve UHC!)
►Continuous Supportive Supervision, Mentoring, Monitoring & Evaluation is essential to ensure compliance with accepted Best Standards ! (‘BALANCE THE BOOKS WITHOUT SACRIFICING QUALITY CARE’!)
Source: Centre for Clinical Governance Research & Patient Safety (CCGR&PS) @ HRI Global www.hriglobal.org