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EYE HEALTH SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT


EYE HEALTH SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT

EYE HEALTH SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT (EHSA): 

How to connect eye care with the general health system


Overview of the Modules

This manual takes modular form, with each module relating to a specific health
system function, with the exception of the core module, which is designed to
provide background information relevant to all the modules:

• The core module covers basic socio-demographic and economic information for the country and an overview of the eye health system and the general eye health situation of the country. It also covers the topic areas of political and macroeconomic environment, business environment and investment climate,
major causes of mortality and morbidity, structure of the main government and private organizations involved in the eye health system, decentralization, service delivery organisation, donor mapping, and donor coordination.

• Governance addresses the capacity of the government to formulate policies and provide oversight for the eye health system, stakeholder participation and eye health system responsiveness, accountability, and regulation.

• Financing covers the collection of financial resources; the pooling and allocation of eye health funds, including government budget allocation and health insurance; and the process of purchasing and providing payments.

• Service delivery examines the factors that affect eye care service delivery outputs and outcomes, including demand for services, development of service packages, organization of the provider network (including private providers and community-based providers), and management of eye care services, including safety and quality, and the physical infrastructure and logistics of the system.

• Eye Health workforce covers systematic workforce planning, human resources policies and regulation, performance management, training/education, and incentives.

• Medical products, vaccines, and technologies evaluates the eye health system’s pharmaceutical policy, laws, regulations; selection of pharmaceuticals; procurement, storage, and distribution; appropriate use and availability of pharmaceuticals; access to quality pharmaceutical products and services; and financing mechanisms for pharmaceuticals.

• Health information reviews the current operational eye health information system (EHIS) components; the resources, policies, and regulations supporting the HIS; data availability, collection, and quality; and analysis and use of health information for eye health systems management and policymaking.

The EHSA How-To Manual

This focuses on a list of indicators or questions used to measure the performance of the eye health system. It also includes sources of relevant information.

Read or download the EHSA How-To Manual:

Eye Health Systems Assessment (EHSA):  DOWNLOAD:  EYE HEALTH SYSTEMS ASSESSMENT  PDF BOOK (PDF 380Kb)

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