Through its training center, HDP conducts theoretical and practical capacity building sessions (study tours) for both international and local customers. The products offered by the center are mainly related to the implementation of the Performance Based Financing strategy, on sexual and reproductive health, HIV, community participation and community-based health insurance.
LHDP is one of the partners in the Health system in Rwanda who joined the government in the scaling up process national wide for the Performance Based Financing scheme. The focus area has been on working more on the community participation concept from which actions are based on continuous client satisfaction surveys to assess the quality of services from the patient perspective and to verify correctness of declared data’s from the health facility managers.
HDP has developed relationship with other international organisations such as Cordaid Netherlands, Management Sciences for Health (M.S.H) for the Perfromance Based Financing (PBF) implementation in Rwanda, JHPIEGO for the community component. In various countries in African which has recently introduced PBF such as Guinea, CAR, Republic of Congo, Benin etc. School of Public Health, Royal tropical Institute of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam are among academic partners who have collaborated with HDP for ventures in the PBF field in the recent past years.
A consultancy component is running at HDP. This unit also acts as a provider for services mentioned above. The services requested by clients / partners whether at national, regional or international levels. Service providers are either internal experts or external organizations with specific and existing agreements for collaboration.
The implementation of projects to improve the health of the population in partnership or alone is an important component in HDP. The business volume remains a major source of the ongoing work for HDP team. Product diversification is carried out on the broad field of public health in which HDP has chosen to carry out projects either on the side of a service consumer or a service provider. As a service consumer, HDP has identified district hospitals, health centers and health posts as partners. While as a service provider, groups identified within a community are key actors in the implementation of projects.