Session 238 Costing MNCH programs and interventions

Agnes Soucat, Advisor on Health, Nutrition and Population for Africa, The World Bank


  • Planning and budgeting for MDG results in Ethiopia
    Dr. Nejmudin Kedir Bilal, Director, Policy and Planning, Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia
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  • Modelling the costs of scaling up of MNCH services in Cambodia
    David Collins, Director of Finance and Accounting, Management Sciences for Health
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  • Unified health model by UN Inter-Agency Working Group
    Karin Stenberg, Health Economist, Health Systems Financing , WHO
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session238This session provided an overview of recent efforts to improve costing estimates for national and international planning of funding for maternal, newborn and child health programs. The moderator reviewed the concepts and uses of costing methodologies and costing tools. An update was provided on the unified costing model across UN agencies. Applications of costings for scaling up programs at the country level were also  presented.

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