Feasibility Study

Before starting, it is essential to know whether a project is feasible. Sanigest feasibility studies include in-depth analysis of all areas of the project to fully assess the viability and the risk for their clients. Sanigest feasibility studies typically include the following processes:
  • Basic Diagnostics
  • Identification of problems and opportunities – e.g. analysis of customer satisfaction levels, collection of demographic and epidemiological information, etc.
  • Determining objectives
  • Describing situations – e.g. demand estimations, forecasts on the utilization of a service, etc.
  • Defining successful outcomes
  • Assessing the range of costs and benefits associated with several alternatives for solving a problem

Some projects in this area include:

El Salvador: Integration and Sustainability of Financing National Health

The study identified operational mechanisms (agreements and others) that allow integration without legal reform, from the various sources and uses of financing the health sector to achieve a more integrated operation of the main actors of the system national Health, represented by the Ministry of Health, the health Solidarity Fund, the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security, Army Medical Command and the Salvadoran Institute for Teachers’ Welfare, allowing health coverage more efficient and equitable Salvadorans sustainability.
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Belize: Financially Sustainable Scenarios for Expansion of NHI Coverage

The overall objective was to support the Ministry of Education (MOE) in the development of a reform proposal for a more equitable distribution of public resources at the secondary education level within the Belizean education system. In order to draw a reform proposal, the Sanigest team analyzed MOE collected financial data on secondary schooling and examined resource allocation systems in other countries for comparison and identifying best practices. The findings of the above analysis were presented to key stakeholders, highlighting equity problems with the current system of resource allocation, as well as key aspects of efficient and equitable systems for the allocation of public resources in education. Finally, Sanigest consultants developed a reform proposal with recommendations for increasing equity in the allocation of public resources at the secondary level.
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Brazil: Rationalization and effectiveness of health service supply

Sanigest was appointed by the World Bank to assist the Secretariat of Health of Brazil in developing robust diagnostic instruments to analyze supply and demand patterns with the aims of rationalizing and making more effective service supply in the health care sector. As part of a benchmarking exercise, the Sanigest team prepared a short background paper on experiences and lessons learned from hospital rationalization in Eastern Europe. Ultimately, Sanigest assisted health authorities in the metropolitan region of Campinas (State of São Paulo) in developing a program to rationalize and improve the effectiveness of service delivery.
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Bolivia: Study and Estimation of Gaps in Potosi

The objective of the consultancy is to carry out a study of baseline and estimation of gaps in the provision of maternal and child health services in three health networks on Potosi, Bolivia (Potosi Urban, Betanzos, Potosi, and part of Tupiza Bed) according to SAFCI policy, in order to identify and quantify the current state of infrastructure and equipment in health facilities, and to quantify the supply gap in accordance with standards established by the Ministry of Health and Sports.
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Cambodia: Assessment of the Cambodian Health System Performance

Assessment of the Cambodian Health System Performance and Identification of Trends for the Future

Sanigest comprehensively analyzed the Cambodian health system and identify the future trends. The project involved a three-part analysis, in which Sanigest first assessed the country’s health policy, specific strategies, and resource allocation. Next, the Sanigest team carried out a critical analysis that showed the evolution of the health system performance according to five indicators, especially those focused on mother and child health. The final analysis reviewed stakeholder actions and their intentions for the future.

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Costa Rica: Social Expenditure

Sanigest with the World Bank prepared the Red Cover for the Costa Rica Social Expenditure Review. As part of this project, the Sanigest team participated and provided support to the logistics of the press conference held to disseminate the main findings of the social expenditure review. Additionally, during the conference, Sanigest experts assisted the Task Manager of the World Bank respond to specific comments made by the government of Costa Rica concerning the main results of the review.
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