Khumo Modiba [Research Associate - Health Economics]

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Khumo Modiba

Khumo Modiba joined HE2RO in April of 2020 as an Associate Researcher. He is trained in applied economics and policy analysis and holds a Master of Commerce degree in Development Theory and Policy from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Currently, Khumo is involved in the Financial Capacity Building and Technical Support Project (FIN-CAP) which focuses on improving financial efficiency through the management of the national conditional grant on HIV & AIDS/STIs/TB (HAST). In this role, Khumo works closely with the provincial and district health finance and programme managers to build capacity around budget planning and monitoring as well as expenditure management of the HIV, TB and Community Outreach Service (COS) programmes.

Projects

  • Building HIV Financial Planning and Budgeting Capacity at Provincial Level: The FIN-CAP Project

    While treatment guidelines and the overall funding envelope for antiretroviral treatment in South Africa are decided at the level of the national department of health, the implementation of programmes is the responsibility of each of the nine provinces. In the past, implementation was jeopardized by the lack of capacity for financial planning, expenditure tracking and performance monitoring at the level of provincial HIV and finance managers. The FIN-CAP project, implemented by staff from