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Vertical Integration as a Strategy to Address NCDs

By Paul Molloy, Aceso Global
May 22, 2018 Thumbnail
The rapid increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – including cancer, diabetes and heart disease – is a new and formidable challenge facing health systems around the world. Driven by aging populations and changing lifestyles, NCDs require health systems to treat patients in a fundamentally different way. Patients with NCDs need…[ Read More ]

Learning from Empanelment in Ghana

By Lina Stolyar, Ariadne Labs
May 18, 2018 Thumbnail
Empanelment, sometimes referred to as rostering, is a process that assigns responsibility for the delivery of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative care for individuals and populations to specific health care facilities, teams or providers. Although elements of empanelment are implemented in health systems across the globe, there is no universally…[ Read More ]

JLN Countries Explore the Effective Use of Data

By Jacqui Deelstra, PATH
May 11, 2018 Thumbnail
Having high quality health care and health insurance data readily available – and knowing how to use it for planning and decision-making – are key goals for countries working toward universal health coverage (UHC). From April 4-6, 2018, 30 practitioners from 10 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas gathered…[ Read More ]

JLN Countries Share Tools for the How-To’s of Purchasing PHC Services at UHC Financing Forum

By JLN Network Coordinator
April 26, 2018 Thumbnail
Purchasing primary health care (PHC) services is often a complex challenge for country governments. What to purchase, whom to purchase from – and importantly, how to pay are three questions countries face as they work towards UHC.   At this year's UHC Financing Forum with the theme of health equity, an…[ Read More ]

Smart Health Purchasing: Interact with JLN Countries at UHC Financing Forum

By JLN Network Coordinator
April 18, 2018 Thumbnail
Purchasing the right mix of health care services is often a complex challenge for ministries of health. At this year's UHC Financing Forum, an annual conference hosted by the World Bank and USAID, JLN country practitioners from Kenya, Malaysia and Mongolia will discuss how to get health purchasing right for…[ Read More ]
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Vertical Integration as a Strategy to Address NCDs

By Paul Molloy, Aceso Global
May 22, 2018 Thumbnail
The rapid increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – including cancer, diabetes and heart disease – is a new and formidable challenge facing health systems around the world. Driven by aging populations and changing lifestyles, NCDs require health systems to treat patients in a fundamentally different way. Patients with NCDs need…

[ Read More ]

Learning from Empanelment in Ghana

By Lina Stolyar, Ariadne Labs
May 18, 2018 Thumbnail
Empanelment, sometimes referred to as rostering, is a process that assigns responsibility for the delivery of promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative care for individuals and populations to specific health care facilities, teams or providers. Although elements of empanelment are implemented in health systems across the globe, there is no universally…

[ Read More ]

JLN Countries Explore the Effective Use of Data

By Jacqui Deelstra, PATH
May 11, 2018 Thumbnail
Having high quality health care and health insurance data readily available – and knowing how to use it for planning and decision-making – are key goals for countries working toward universal health coverage (UHC). From April 4-6, 2018, 30 practitioners from 10 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas gathered…

[ Read More ]

JLN Countries Share Tools for the How-To’s of Purchasing PHC Services at UHC Financing Forum

By JLN Network Coordinator
April 26, 2018 Thumbnail
Purchasing primary health care (PHC) services is often a complex challenge for country governments. What to purchase, whom to purchase from – and importantly, how to pay are three questions countries face as they work towards UHC.   At this year's UHC Financing Forum with the theme of health equity, an…

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Compassion: An Integral Component of Health Care Systems

By Nana Mensah Abrampah, Melissa Kleine-Bingham, Heather Anne Harmon, Samantha Ferguson
April 13, 2018 Thumbnail
In February 2013, the publication of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry catalyzed the emergence of a new paradigm for health professionals and health systems: healing requires more than treatment of a disease – it requires person-centered, compassionate care. Since then, the concept of “compassion” has ricocheted throughout…

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Smart Health Purchasing: Interact with JLN Countries at UHC Financing Forum

By JLN Network Coordinator
April 18, 2018 Thumbnail
Purchasing the right mix of health care services is often a complex challenge for ministries of health. At this year's UHC Financing Forum, an annual conference hosted by the World Bank and USAID, JLN country practitioners from Kenya, Malaysia and Mongolia will discuss how to get health purchasing right for…

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JLN Kenya to Align with National UHC Agenda

By Dr. Kenneth Munge; Joseph Githinji; Esther Wabuge, JLN Kenya CCG Coordinator
March 30, 2018 Thumbnail
Kenya has marked 2018 with a national drive to realize universal health coverage (UHC). President Uhuru Kenyatta’s economic development agenda, unveiled last year at his inaugural re-election speech, includes UHC among “The Big Four” – the four major focus areas the government will prioritize over the next five years. The…

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Kenya Hosts JLN Meetings on Health Financing

By Dr. Kenneth Munge; Joseph Githinji; Esther Wabuge, JLN Kenya CCG Coordinator
March 27, 2018 Thumbnail
In February 2018, Kenya, along with teams from the World Bank and the Center for Global Development, hosted two JLN learning exchanges in Nairobi as part of the network’s Revisiting Health Financing technical initiative. The learning exchanges on Fiscal Policy for Public Health and Leveraging Existing Resources for Efficiency (the…

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Special Announcement: Call for Expression of Interest for JLN Network Manager

By JLN Network Coordinator
March 12, 2018 Thumbnail
The EOI is now closed. The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is preparing to embark on its next phase with a long-term strategic plan that defines the 2022 vision for the network. As the JLN continues to evolve with a growing membership base and technical offerings, the…

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Two New Collaboratives Under Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

By JLN Network Coordinator
March 7, 2018
The Government of Nigeria hosted a three-day workshop in January 2018 to officially launch two technical collaboratives under the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria (NJLN) and provide an opportunity for states to engage in experience sharing and joint problem-solving around identified priority topics.   The NJLN, initiated…

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