Performance-based financing approaches have expanded rapidly in lower-and middle income countries, and especially in Africa. This toolkit answers the most pressing issues related to the supply-side RBF programs of which PBF forms part.
A paper developed for World Bank task team leaders and teams designing results-based financing programs in family planning. This article explores the rationale for introducing such incentives based on insights from classical and behavioral economics, to respond to supply- and demand-side barriers to using family planning services.
This report outlines the successes, challenges, and lessons learned over the past five years of using RBF to improve access and quality of health services for women and children in the poorest countries. Our experience so far indicates that RBF approaches can strengthen core health systems, make them more accountable and deliver greater value for money, by shifting the focus from inputs to results.