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P4P

P4P is the acronym of pay-for-performance, a payment for a predetermined performance target. It is often used as a synonym for PBF, PBI, and RBF and associated with healthcare delivery.

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PAO

Plan d’Action Opérationnel


PBA

PBA is the acronym of performance-based agreement, a synonym of performance-based contracting.

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PBC

PBC is the acronym of performance-based contracting: legal or formal agreement governing procurement of services. There are three forms of performance-based contracting: contracting in, contracting out, and management contracting.

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PBF

PBF is the acronym of performance-based financingcash or non-monetary benefit provided against measurable actions or achievement. Often synonymous with RBF and PBI.

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PBG

PBG is the acronym of performance-based granting. This scheme provides support for a recipient’s program. Within USAID-funded activities, PBG is distinguished from performance-based contracting (PBC) which refers to contracting and procurement.

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PBI

PBI is the acronym of performance-based incentives: cash or non-monetary benefit provided against measurable actions or achievement. Often synonymous with PBF and RBF.

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PCU

Point de Commande d’Urgence


PDAS

Plan de Développement Sanitaire de l’Aire de Santé


Performance guarantee

A performance guarantee is a financial guarantee that can be asked from a successful bidder or supplier once a purchase order or contract has been awarded. This guarantee is usually a percentage of the total contract value and can be accepted in various forms.



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