Ministry of Health Belize


Apr 21st
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Home Service Areas Planning Analysis & Policy Unit Office of Health Economics

Office of Health Economics

As part of Belize’s Health Sector Reform Program, the Ministry of Health established a Policy Analysis and Planning Unit with an Office for Health Economics (OHE). The OHE seeks to improve the performance of the health system and its resource allocation through the promotion and generation of evidence based data essential for appropriate policy development and planning in the Belizean healthcare setting.

 The OHE is responsible for research in Health Economics with an emphasis on 

  • Health Sector Reform
  • Health Care Financing and Expenditure
  • Economic Evaluations of Key Healthcare Programs 

 And activities in related areas including 

  • Social Policy
  • Health Policy Development
  • Health Sector Planning
  • Social Insurance
  • Country Poverty Assessments and Reduction Strategies
  • Pay for Performance Initiatives
  • Health Services Management Software
  • Health Service Delivery Models