The overarching goal of the capacity building event is to enhance capacity of parliamentarians in addressing key bottlenecks in improving value for money, sustainability and accountability in health and social sectors. The objectives of the event are to:

  • Discuss key challenges and share knowledge and best practices in implementing strategies that improve value for money;
  • Build capacity of parliamentarians to play their role in ensuring value for money;
  • Identify areas of in-depth capacity building and continued learning on improving value for money

The key thematic areas for capacity building include: high impact interventions; evidence based planning; efficient resource transfer and tracking; inequalities and equity focused interventions in social/health sectors; health and social sector financing; input market; result based financing; and governance, accountability and community voice.


The overarching goal of this training is to build in-country capacity of senior officials and CSOs to address key bottlenecks in improving value for money in health and social services. During the training participants will†discuss, among others,  key challenges and share knowledge and best practices in implementing strategies that improve value for money. 
The key areas for training include: high impact interventions; evidence based planning; efficient resource transfer and tracking; inequalities and equity focused interventions in social/health sectors; health and social sector financing; input market; result based financing; and governance, accountability and community voice.


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has taken a lead role in putting value for money, sustainability and accountability on the policy agenda across the social sectors in Africa. 

The goal of the capacity-building program is to build in-country capacity to implement the Tunis Declaration on Value for Money, Sustainability and Accountability in the Health Sector.

The course is  aimed at building the capacity of senior officials and CSOs, parliamentarians, and ministers in value for money, and to administer the course in collaboration with AfDB and selected partners.