Results for Development Institute
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Results for Development Institute (R4D) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to unlock solutions to tough development challenges that prevent people in low- and middle-income countries from realizing their full potential. Using multiple approaches in multiple sectors including, Global Education, Global Health, Governance and Market Dynamics, R4D supports the discovery and implementation of new ideas for reducing poverty and improving lives around the world.
R4D leverages extensive networks and expertise to improve health and achieve equity in health outcomes for all people around the world. Whether it's assessing policies that can support research and development on new drugs and vaccines, exploring innovations in healthcare and connecting innovators to each other or to investors, supporting the growing global movement for universal health coverage, or producing on-demand research and forecasting to help countries and global institutions plan their healthcare futures, R4D’s global health work unlocks new possibilities for global health actors worldwide.
Results for Development Institute (R4D) is a founding partner of the JLN Secretariat and plays a key role in the networks’ overall coordination and strategic direction.
The World Health Organization's Global Learning Laboratory for Quality UHC invites JLN members to join them for a webinar on strengthening the knowledge base on quality of care. The webinar will present an overview of the Hinari Access to Research for Health program, and discuss how practitioners can utilize the open resources of this platform for quality improvement in the health system.
May 2, 2018 - 9am EST
Dear JLN Members,
The World Bank's Annual UHC Financing Forum starts tomorrow April 19th in Washington, D.C. Please share if you have registered and will be in attendance at the Forum by replying to this message so you can connect with your JLN colleagues.
Please note that for those who are unable to attend, the conference reports and videos of the plenary sessions will be available later on the forum webpage. Select sessions will also be live-streamed.
JLN Meet-Up: 1pm-2pm, Columbia Room 1-2
To connect JLN members, there will be a JLN meet-up in Columbia Room 1&2 on Thursday, April 19 from 1pm-2pm during the Forum's lunch hour. Meet your JLN colleagues and some members of the Network Coordination team!
JLN Session on Health Purchasing: 2pm-3:30pm, Columbia Room 11-12
After the JLN meet-up, hear from JLN members Kenya, Malaysia, and Mongolia during their side session on "Achieving good health for all through purchasing: practical tools for countries by countries of the Joint Learning Network for UHC."
We look forward to connecting with you at the UHC Financing Forum! If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JLN Network Coordination team
New UHC Resource:
The World Health Organization's Department of Health Systems Governance and Financing has just released the resources from its November 2017 meetings on the implementation of the Collaborative Agenda on Fiscal Space, Public Financial Management and Health Financing.
Discussions and presentations centered on practical issues countries face in implementing policies and reforms to institutionalize and sustain progress towards UHC through the reliance on pre-paid and pooled public resources.
Read the meeting notes and resources here.
Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby from Ghana's National Health Insurance Agency will join fellow panelists for a Health Finance and Governance Project webinar entitled, "Making Numbers Count: Using Health Expenditure Data to Achieve Policy Change." The webinar is the first of a series of three focusing on health resource tracking.
The panelists will discuss practical approaches that have led to successful policy change.
Thursday, March 1 - 9AM-10AM EST
The World Health Organization has just announced its fifth Advanced Course on Health Financing for Universal Coverage for Low and Middle-Income Countries, to be held from 18 to 22 June 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for policymakers, advisors, and analysts in the health and social sectors, senior managers of service provider organizations and health insurance funds, and other relevant actors in government (e.g. Ministries of Finance, Parliamentarians), the private sector and civil society.
This is an advanced course and participants are expected to have extensive and relevant work experience and knowledge of health financing policy, and previous training in health systems and policy. Participants are also expected to complete the WHO e-learning course as part of preparation.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018, at midnight (Geneva, Switzerland time). The number of places on the course is limited and hence not all applicants can be guaranteed a place.
How to Apply
Read the full announcement and application details here.