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Steps to Change Toolkit

The Steps to Change model is a visual representation of how a joint goal by a coalition of advocates can be achieved through a series of steps/actions to address the root cause that led to a health problem. Steps to Change is about adaptation and flexibility with the aim to achieve the desired change.

How to engage in public participation

Public participation can enable citizens, including advocacy groups, to access information on budget decisions so that they are able to better understand the issues and options that the Government are considering. While participating in the process, citizens can influence decisions by speaking on behalf of the people they represent.

How to establish the funding flow

Establishing the funding flow can give you a better understanding of how money flows through the health system and where there might be bottlenecks preventing money from reaching health facilities.

How to develop a scorecard

A scorecard is a visual display of performance against a set of agreed indicators against targets. Usually, traffic lights colours – green, amber and red – are used to depict performance, with green meaning good progress, amber meaning moderate progress and red meaning poor progress.

How to plan health budget advocacy

Planning health budget advocacy will help you and other advocates to ensure that your advocacy efforts happen at the right time and deliver the right information to the right audience.

How to analyse budget performance

Analysing budget performance can help you to understand how much money was committed and spent on the things you care about.

How to establish the health financing context

Establishing the health financing context can help you to get a better picture of the state of funding for health in your country. It will help you to check who is paying for health, and to what extent the Government are moving towards universal health coverage.

How to develop a health budget advocacy brief

The Health Budget Advocacy Brief will help you to visualise complex health and budget information. It links financial data on budget allocation and budget performance (release and spending) to data on service delivery and utilisation.

How to map the budget cycle

Mapping the budget cycle will help you explore when decisions are made, by whom, and how you can engage directly or via champions.

E4A-MamaYe Programme Update 2019-2022

Since 2012 E4A-Mama Ye has worked to improve maternal and newborn survival in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme received funding for a further three years from July 2019. In this brief you will find information on how we work and what has changed in the new programme in order to achieve our goals sustainably.