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.
HDP 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 international organisations in Rwanda and in various countries in Africa for the implementation of projects in the area of Public Health and Health Systems strenghening. Universities and Higher Education Institutes are as well partners who are collaborating with HDP for ventures in several fields for researches and studies.
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.