Sector wide approaches for health in small island states: lessons learned from the Solomon Islands.

@article{Negin2012SectorWA,
  title={Sector wide approaches for health in small island states: lessons learned from the Solomon Islands.},
  author={Joel Negin and Alexandra LC. Martiniuk},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={137-48}
}
Sector Wide Approaches (SWAps) have increasingly been implemented in countries around the world as a mechanism for effective delivery of health sector funding from various sources. Despite the global focus on aid effectiveness, SWAps have been under-examined. In 2007, the Solomon Islands and development partners began discussing a health SWAp making the Solomon Islands one of the first fragile states globally to adopt a SWAp. This paper explores the establishment and implementation of a health… CONTINUE READING