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Universal coverage ensuring value-for money in health care is key

By Francoise Cluzeau is a Senior Advisor for NICE International
July 4, 2011
At the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) workshop in Mombasa, Kenya we heard about many creative schemes targeting improved coverage of the informal sector - such as the establishment of the Mutuelles in Rwanda, theRajiv Aarogyasri Community Health Insurance Scheme in India, the national citizen ID number for universal coverage…[ Read More ]

Universal Health Coverage: What’s all the buzz about?

By Christina Synowiec
June 29, 2011
Universal Health Coverage. Still debated in the United States, the concept is taking off in countries fromSouth Africa to India to Indonesia. Even as I write this, governments around the world are in the midst of serious political and technical discussions on how to expand health coverage and, at the same time, move toward universal…[ Read More ]

Integrating social franchising and insurance

By Maria Belenky
June 20, 2011
The last decade has seen an important expansion of the social franchising model of service delivery, both in terms of the number of brands available and their geographic presence, as well as the scope of services offered. The 2011 Clinical Social Franchising Compendium identifies 50 franchises that are operating in 31 countries…[ Read More ]

Public-Private engagement for better health in Africa

By Gina Lagomarsino
June 9, 2011
Connor Spreng, an economist at the World Bank, moderated a session on the IFC flagship report "Healthy Partnerships: How Governments Can Engage the Private Sector to Improve Health in Africa" at the JLN Mombasa Workshop. The Health Partnerships report was officially launched to a group of 200 health partners from…[ Read More ]

Sixty-fourth World Health Assembly adopts resolution on universal health coverage

By Nkem Wellington
May 25, 2011
The Sixty-fourth World Health Assembly closed on Friday, May 20th after adopting a critical resolution on universal health coverage (UHC). The resolution calls for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director General (DG) to present universal health for the upcoming UN General Assembly in September 2011. Globally, over three billion people…[ Read More ]
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