AfHEA Offers Technical Expertise on Critical Health Economics, Financing & Policy Topics

Promoting Health Economics and Policy

Policy analysis & technical advice

Universal Health Coverage

Strategic Purchasing

Health inequality and equity

Costing & cost effectiveness analysis

Health technology assessments

Health Economics and Financing Technical Assistance

African Union

(AU) ALM tracker sub-committee
Period: Feb 2020-date

UN High-level Political Forum (HLPF)

Side meeting to Accelerate Implementation of the ICPD Agenda
Period: July 2019

West Africa Health Organization (WAHO)

Annual Meeting on Health Planning in the ECOWAS Region
Period: 2018

West Africa Health Organization (WAHO)

Ministers of Health meeting in Lome-Togo
Period: May 2011

Ghana, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

Presidential appointment of AfHEA’s Executive Director as chair of NHIS Review Committee
Period: 2015 - 2016

Nigeria, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

Facilitation of NHIS Nigeria’s visit to Ghana to understudy Ghana’s NHIS
Period: Mar1-6, 2020

World Bank

Technical partner in the first African flagship course on health financing
Period: June 2010

World Bank

Harmonization for Health in Africa(HHA) partners
Period: November 2010

African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)

Consensus Building meeting on the African Platform on Human Resources for Health(APHRH)
Period: 4-8 Sept.2011

African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)

HRH Community of Practice(COP) of the Harmonization for Health In Africa(HHA) meeting
Period: Sept. 2011

Better and equitable health for Africans through better policies and efficient use of resources

Policy relevant research generation

Webinars & member forums

Information sharing & exchange via Ahpernet

Research competitions

Database of health economics/ financing expertise

Collaborations & partnerships for research dissemination

Content curation & dissemination

Mentorship for early career researchers

Capacity strengthening workshops

Convening of Stakeholders (AfHEA Scientific Conferences)

Research and Policy-related Projects

New/ Upcoming Projects

Vaccine Rollout (ECOVA)

Donor: IDRC
Period: Feb. 2022 to Mar 2025

Public Financial Management Project

Period: Dec. 2021 to May 2022

Existing Projects

Investment Cases for Transformative Results

Donor: UNFPA
Period: Oct. 2020 to Apr. 2021

EcASaRH Interventions

Donor: IDRC
Period: Apr. 2019 to Apr. 2023

AfHEA Research Capacity Building and Dissemination

Donors: IDRC and Rockefeller Foundation
Period: Jul. 2012 to Aug. 2015

Support to AfHEA for Research and Capacity Building on Health Financing Issues

Donor: BMGF
Period: 1 Oct. 2014 -31 Mar 2017

Strengthening AfHEA to provide High Quality Technical Support for PHC Strengthening and Health Financing in Africa

Donor: BMGF
Period: 31 Aug. 2017 -31 Aug. 2022

Capacity strengthening and training

  • UHC capacity-building project: African Health Economics and Policy Research Capacity Building & Dissemination Project - Jul 2012 -Aug 2015
  • Five (5) UHC training workshops organized: Francophone (3 workshops), Anglophone (2 workshops)
  • March 2019: WHO-AFRO scientific and grant writing training workshop
  • June 2021: Scientific Writing Workshop and Mentorship for early career researchers
  • 2021-2024: Business Plan - Growth strategies to deliver more capacity strengthening and mentorship in health economics

What stakeholders say about AfHEA

“I am very proud to be part of a fully African institution, it has unity and collective vision, and brings together the leading scientists across the continent and has very dedicated leadership”
Source: AfHEA Stakeholder and Member Survey Results, 2020 Humentum Organizational Effectiveness and Sustainability Assessment
  • Thought leader, technically innovative
  • Focuses on moving from evidence to policy
  • Vast network of leading scientists
  • Puts on a great conference
  • Covers the entire continent
  • Connected to policy-makers, an‘ honest broker’
  • Strong leadership
  • For Africans by Africans
  • Delivers quality results