Curatio international Foundation developed a Platform for evidence informed policy-making in Georgia in the frame of the Policy Information Platform Project (PIP) funded by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research.

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research supports development/piloting of a PIP that will improve access of policy makers to the relevant, reliable, accessible and timely information.

The platform in general prioritizes evidence generated in Georgia and neighboring countries, followed by the global evidence. Content of the PIP addresses key priorities in the health care system of the country.

At present five reviews/ evidence summaries with respective libraries have been developed.

 

Results Based Financing for Primary Care Services with focus on Immunization, Evidence Summary (Download)

The first library developed under this project aims to present brief summary of evidences on application and effect of Results Based Financing (RBF) schemes in primary care in Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries (LLMIC) with focus of immunization services. The summary is based on review of latest evidences. It is intended for operational readership: for policy makers, health care managers and other actors interested to learn more on RBF schemes.

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Cost of RBF Model

The second evidence review aims to summarize latest evidences regarding the costs of RBF model. The document is intended for policy makers, budget planners and other actors interested to learn more on RBF schemes.

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Cost Containment in Healthcare (Download)

The topic of the third review is health cost containment strategies. It is mainly based on developing countries experience, although is relevant for middle-income countries where increase of the health costs is observed.

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Health Costs Monitoring (Download)

The fourth review aims to present health costs monitoring principles through analyses of health indicators. The evidence summary provides indicator selection criteria and several examples from high and middle- income countries. The review is intended for health program managers and policy makers.

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Maternal Health Costs Evidence Summary (Download)

The fifth review aims to summarize evidence regarding the costs of Maternal Health services such as Antenatal Care and Childbirth. The document also provides brief review of cost containment strategies to reduce high costs mainly related to excessive caesarean section rates. The evidence review is intended for policy makers, budget planners, facility managers and other stakeholders interested to learn more about the topic. 

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