PEPFAR's annual planning process is done either at the country (COP) or regional level (ROP).
PEPFAR's programs are implemented through implementing partners who apply for funding based on PEPFAR's published Requests for Applications.
Since 2010, PEPFAR COPs have grouped implementing partners according to an organizational type. We have retroactively applied these classifications to earlier years in the database as well.
Also called "Strategic Areas", these are general areas of HIV programming. Each program area has several corresponding budget codes.
Specific areas of HIV programming. Budget Codes are the lowest level of spending data available.
Expenditure Program Areas track general areas of PEPFAR expenditure.
Subdivisions of Program Areas, these track general higher level sub-classifications of expenditure.
Subdivisions of Major categories, these are the most detailed expenditure data.
Cross-cutting attributions are areas of PEPFAR programming that contribute across several program areas. They contain limited indicative information related to aspects such as human resources, health infrastructure, or key populations programming. However, they represent only a small proportion of the total funds that PEPFAR allocates through the COP process. Additionally, they have changed significantly over the years. As such, analysis and interpretation of these data should be approached carefully. Learn more
PEPFAR sets targets using the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) System - documentation for which can be found on PEPFAR's website at https://www.pepfar.gov/reports/guidance/. As with most data on this website, the targets here have been extracted from the COP documents. Targets are for the fiscal year following each COP year, such that selecting 2016 will access targets for FY2017. This feature is currently experimental and should be used for exploratory purposes only at present.
Years of mechanism: 2011
The Integrated Health Systems Strengthening Project (IHSSP) is a 5-year project started in late 2009 that supports the effective and efficient use of scarce health system resources to provide sustainable high quality, client-oriented health and social services to all Rwandans. IHSSP provides technical assistance nationally to improve the capacity of the various GOR units in different components of the health system. IHSSPs expected results are:
Improved availability and utilization of data for decision-making and policy formulation
Strengthened health financing mechanisms and financial planning and management for sustainability
Improved management, quality, and productivity of human resources for health (HRH) and related social services
Improved and strengthened MOH capacity to manage HRH
Improved quality of health services through implementation of a standardized approach to quality improvement
Extended decentralized health and social services to the district level and below
MOH Malaria Units M&E system established and effective.
In COP12 IHSSP will discontinue support for HRH and decentralization in response to the GOR priorities, and activities will focus on transitioning the remaining technical areas to the relevant MOH units assuring that they will be able to continue independently without external assistance. IHSSP will train trainers in relevant skills areas, who will in turn be resources for and train MOH staff.
12 vehicles have been previously purchased under this IM. No additional vehicles will be purchased during COP12.
IHSSP will continue supporting and strengthening the MOH's Health and Management Information System (HMIS) as well as other eHealth activities. In COP12 IHSSP will focus on capacity transfer, transition and support for GOR eHealth program enhancements. During COP12 IHSSP will continue to support the enhancements to the DHIS2 platform and eHealth enterprise architecture, the harmonization of the various health sector information systems, as well as full-time TA through a senior HMIS Advisor to MOH.
IHSSP supports the effective and efficient use of scarce health system resources to provide sustainable high quality, client-oriented health and social services. IHSSP provides technical assistance nationally to improve the capacity of various GOR units in different components of the health system.
During COP12, IHSSPs activities will achieve results via:
Technical assistance to the eHealth and HMIS Units to implement the National E-health Strategic Plan and rollout of the new Health Management Information System, building MOH capacity at all levels to produce and use high quality data;
Technical assistance to reinforce the functioning of the Health Financing Unit to support usage and expansion of performance based financing (PBF) and Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) systems; and,
Support for the development, roll-out and capacity building of Rwandan institutions for a system of continuous quality improvement in both provincial and district hospitals via accreditation.