INSPIRE Pakistan

Informing the Social Health Protection Initiative through Rigorous Evidence


Dissemination meeting: public provider, private provider, and population panel

On June 16, the research consortium invited the key stakeholders of the SHPI Phase II project to a dissemination workshop of three new policy briefs. The workshop took place online and was a great opportunity for the research team members to present some insights on both the provider as well as the beneficiary side which are relevant for the implementation of the OPD insurance scheme, scheduled to start soon.

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DEval grant awarded to team members for rigorous evaluation of OPD scheme

Prof. Landmann and Prof. Helmsmüller from Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg have been awarded funding by the German Institute for Development Evaluation (Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit – DEval) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). In the project called Impact evaluation of the OPD health insurance in Northern Pakistan, they will conduct a rigorous quantitative measurement of the effects of outpatient health insurance. The funding period runs from March 1, 2023 until September 30, 2025.