MBB Application Update. Dept. of Planning and Finance. Content. To update the Health Partnership Group on the main developments with respect to the application of the Marginal Budgeting for Bottlenecks (MBB) approach to 6 National Targeted Programs in Viet Nam Background Main features
Dept. of Planning and Finance
To update the Health Partnership Group on the main developments with respect to the application of the Marginal Budgeting for Bottlenecks (MBB) approach to 6 National Targeted Programs in Viet Nam
MBB- a tool with a relatively comprehensive and systematic approach - can support innovative changes in planning and marginal budgeting in Viet Nam. The MBB application promotes use of evidence for policy making, planning and budgeting
direct attention on good quality data for decision making.
ask right question to navigate key gaps and barriers in the health system in order to facilitate right investment of limited resources on addressing key bottlenecks/ issues with strategic focus and rational allocation of priorities
2. MBB can contribute significantly to joint/united efforts for substantial move towards result-based policy making
1. The results are sufficiently advanced that they can serve as a basis for consideration by the Ministry of Health and the Government of Viet Nam:
--- It will be important to decide exactly how any decisions arising from this analysis are linked into the Government's Medium Term Expenditure Framework. It is also important that initiatives and interventions based on the MBB exercise could be implemented in a pilot scale, and with careful M&E of the costs, and consequences
2. As the results are preliminary, ongoing refinement and improvement are needed.
3. The views of Development Partners, and other stakeholders, will be an important part of the entire process.