African Health Economics and Policy Association Conference

RESYST members will present at the AFHEA fourth biennial Scientific Conference held in Rabat, Morocco, 26 – 29 September 2016.

25 September 2016

The conference brings together recognised experts on African health economics and policy to discuss the theme: ‘The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Grand Convergence and Health in Africa’.

RESYST researchers will share research on strategic purchasing and disseminate the RESYST policy brief: Raising domestic resources for health: can tax revenue help fund Universal Health Coverage? at the following session:

Thursday 29 September

Parallel session 8, 15:00 – 16:30

‘Strategic purchasing’ in different health financing models – four case studies from 3 Sub-Saharan African countries

Ayako Honda, Ibe Ogochukwu, Jane Macha, Enyi Etiaba, Kenneth Munge


See below for a list of other sessions featuring RESYST members:

Sunday 25 September

Pre-conference session

Why and how to approach Universal Health Coverage from a public finance perspective in Africa?

Facilitators: Joe Kutzin, Helene Barroy, Tania Bissouma-Ledjou, Jane Doherty, Ogochukwu Chukwujekwu, Renaud Seligmann, Nadia Benali, Grace Kabaniha, Benjamin Tsofa

Tuesday 27 September

Parallel session 2, 15:00 – 16:30

Role and use of evidence in policymaking: an analysis of case studies from the health sector in Nigeria

Enyi Etiaba, Obinna Onwujekwe, Nkoli Uguru, Giuliano Russo, Chinyere Mbachu, Tolib Mirzoev, Benjamin Uzochukwu

Parallel session 3, 15:00 – 16:30

Moving, and assessing progress, towards universal health systems within the context of the SDGs John Ataguba, Jane Doherty, Marie-Gloriose Ingabire, Di McIntyre, Bertha Garshong, Gemini Mtei, Charlotte Muheki-Zikusooka

Eliciting willingness to pay for childhood immunization services using two contingent valuation question formats in Nigeria

Ifeanyi Chikezie, Ogochukwu Ibe, Chinyere Mbachu, Ijeoma Okoronkwo: Obinna Onwujekwe

Thursday 29 September

Parallel session 8, 15:00 – 16:30

Does the Voice of Civil Society Coalitions Influence Health Sector Reforms in Nigeria? A Case Study of Health Sector Reform Coalition of Nigeria

Felix Obi, Ekene Nwankwo