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- Develop workforce financing analyses to inform government decision makers on key areas of implementation of the NSHPD- Develop accurate forecasting of wage bill expansion necessary to hire graduates of the prioritized training programs- Facilitate analysis and communication as needed to ensure workforce training and employment and educational activities are budgeted for in annual government budget- Support development of government data management and analysis systems, especially as they relate to workforce training, deployment, and financing- Support the government to mobilize an estimated US$200M+ of external resources towards the delivery of the NSHPD by:- engaging and supporting government champions and stakeholders with briefs, analysis, recommendations;- drawing linkages between NSHPD and other national government strategies and initiatives to ensure coherent government resource mobilization efforts;- scoping potential funding institutions and opportunities and developing concept notes and briefs recommending government course of action to engage and access funds;- develop proposal narratives, budgets, and requisite analyses needed by government to submit to funders to access funds.- Develop internal and external documents, briefs, memos, and presentations to clearly articulate output of analytical work and ensure clear communication and implications for decision makers- Partner closely with designated counterparts in the HRH Secretariat, MOH, and MOE/University of Rwanda and engage in intentional bi-directional capacity building- Support measurement & evaluation technical advisor by providing additional analytics capacity as needed- Collaborate with Sustainable Health Financing Team to develop linkages where necessary between workstreams to ensure delivery of team objectives- Other tasks as deemed necessary by the health workforce team lead to ensure successful completion of team deliverables, including in areas not explicitly covered in the above responsibilities
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding planning, health financing, management, analytical and communication skills to serve as a Senior Associate for the Sustainable Health Financing team. CHAI places great value on resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, flexibility, independence, energy, work ethic and humility. Key responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to, the following:- Support CHAI’s health financing work at MoH;- Serve as a strategic and technical advisor to MoH Leadership responding to strategic questions as they arise and advising on strategic policy documents;- Provide day-to-day technical and strategic support to MoH on the overall sustainability of the health system including but not limited to:- Approaches to improve funds mobilization and management, especially through domestic revenue sources and other health financing options to increase the fiscal space;- Conduct research, analytics and reports on strategies to improve pooling of risks and funds, srategic purchasing reforms related to benefit package optimization and prioritization, provider contracting, tariff setting, provider payment mechanisms and referral process as needed by the MoH.- Develop and deliver data-driven analyses, concept notes, and presentations to inform strategy and evidence-based decisions, including but not limited to:- Sustainability analyses to assess funding gaps to deliver quality healthcare services;- Strategies to close funding gaps in alignment with the Health Financing Strategic Plan;- Resource forecasts and health system costings t used to quantify funding gaps;- Opportunities to engage the private sector.- Support the Ministry of Health with the implementation of the Health Financing Strategic Plan and support development of partner coordination tools to achieve the goals of the plan;- Develop strong working relationships with Ministry counterparts;- Assist in building capacity at different levels of the Ministry of Health;- Participate in and contribute to relevant workshops/meetings with stakeholders;- Support efforts to scope and pursue other health financing needs and opportunities towards the goals of UHC, including strategies to improve equity, quality of service delivery and financial protection, through government and partner consultation;- Pro-actively identify and support risk mitigation to ensure proper implementation of the work;- Other responsibilities as guided by the supervising Senior Program Manager.
CHAI currently seeks two Health Economists to work with the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) to think through and implement strategic reforms in the design, implementation and management decisions of the Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) Scheme to improve the sustainability of the scheme. The Health Economists will be seconded to RSSB to work on a day to day basis with the Director of the Insurance schemes and will report technically to the Deputy Director General Benefits. He or she will build capacity within the RSSB to generate evidence through data analysis that informs key decisions and revisions to policy decisions. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with government leadership on the government’s priority agenda of Universal Health Coverage. The Health Economists will be responsible for providing direct support to the Deputy Director General Benefits at RSSB on his priorities including; (i) supporting implementation of health technology assessments (ii) building capacity in RSSB and of relevant stakeholders to use evidence to inform key decisions and management through research, assessment and analyses.- Provide direct technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and partners to work on HTA, evidence synthesis, health benefits packages and clinical guidelines and ensure value for money and quality in service delivery.- Provide guidance to the RSSB/CBHI on research methodologies and assessment protocols to maximize linkages to ongoing work and contribute to the writing, editing, and publishing of reports and peer reviewed articles as relevant; prepare presentations and policy briefs- Conduct and build capacity for innovative qualitative and quantitative analyses that link complex datasets such as patient records and CBHI claims data- Participate in meetings, technical working groups and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with various partners and stakeholders- Work with other departments to promote the adoption of analytical principles within RSSB - Coordinate efforts among multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of answers to the policy questions- Other responsibilities as needed
- Provide strategic and technical input into policy documents including but not limited to national laboratory policies and strategic plans, quality improvement plans including accreditation schemes- Support assessment of technical resources and operational requirements in the laboratory network- - Support development of strategies and implementation plans based on outputs from PPP feasibility, DNO and SRS studies and for scale-up of piloted system strengthening activities- - Support the MOH in adoption of WHO guidelines for diagnostics- Support the diagnostics working group in developing presentations, reports, and other documents- Support national quantification exercises for diagnostics equipment and supplies- Support planning and implementation of technical and programmatic training and mentoring, including revision of training and mentoring materials, tracking training gaps and progress- Support in setting up of a data management system for reporting and results delivery and its integration into existing routine data management processes and systems, such as the country’s health information management system (HMIS)- - Develop materials and document internal updates to share with other CHAI team members, highlight opportunities for integration and coordination across work streams wherever possible- Conduct literature reviews and research activities as needed, and undertake other duties related to improving diagnostics access- Other responsibilities as needed