Welcome to the new Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage website, which brings together the best features of the UHC Forward and Joint Learning Network web platforms. Our goal is to make evidence, news and analysis on the global movement towards universal health coverage more easily accessible to you and your colleagues.Close
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Keep up with the latest news, activities, resources and events related to the global movement towards UHCLearn more
Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme combines aspects of community-based health insurance and social health insurance in a hub-and-spoke model to more effectively target and enroll groups of informal sector workers.Read More
The Costing Manual developed by the Costing Collaborative members is the first costing-specific resource that bridges costing theory — what you should do — with practical, step by step guidance on what you can do to address multiple challenges related to costing for provider payment in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The Manual takes traditional...Read More
Provider Payment Mechanisms (PPM) was identified as one of four priority areas for the network during the first Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) workshop in 2010. The first phase Initiative began in August 2011 with, financial support from The Rockefeller Foundation and facilitation from the Results for Development Institute (R4D). During the first phase of the...Read More
Plunged in the corner of an orthopaedic ward in a Pakistan hospital, Zafarullah, a 19 year old labourer struggles with pain and discomfort, his leg arched over a metal frame at 45 degrees. Two bricks hang from a cord tethered to a nail stuck deep in his lower thigh, preventing the fracture he...Read More
Health insurance will be linked to the residency visa in collaboration with the relevant authorities and will be applicable in free zones as well, says DHA official. The mandatory health insurance scheme for Dubai currently being rolled out in phases will be linked to residency visas, according to a senior health official. Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health...Read