Kyrgyz Republic

This Knowledge Brief focuses on describing how simulation-based training was used to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and clinical skills/experience to improve the quality of maternal and neonatal care in the Kyrgyz Republic.

This PowerPoint highlights some of the results from the recently completed randomized impact evaluation of the Performance-Based Financing (PBF) pilot implemented at maternity hospitals in the Kyrgyz Republic. This PBF program is unique in that it only incentivizes the quality, and not the quantity, of maternal and neonatal health services.

La couverture sanitaire universelle fait partie des objectifs de développement durable. Mais une couverture sans services de santé de qualité limite les avantages pour les populations. Les programmes de financement basés sur la performance (FBP) utilisent des achats stratégiques de services pour étendre la couverture et promouvoir la qualité en mesurant la qualité et en récompensant les bonnes performances.

This article describes four approaches that can help improve quality of health services at scale in PBF programs, looking at structural and process measures of quality as well as outcome measures like patient satisfaction and using three types of tools (i.e.

The Kyrgyz Health Results-Based Financing Project aims (1) at introducing alternative provider payment mechanisms through results-based financing and enhanced supervision, in randomly selected rayon hospitals, to pilot and test alternatives for improving the quality of health services; and (2) at strengthening the Government’s and providers’ capacity for collecting, monitoring and evaluating information regarding the quality of health services.

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