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Announcing Three New Collaboratives

By JLN Network Manager
October 7, 2019 Thumbnail
The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is excited to announce the award of three new learning activities in the areas of primary health care financing and payment, systematic prioritization and efficiency, and population targeting. The new learning activities respond directly to JLN country member priorities, and these…[ Read More ]

Recommitting to Health for All at UNGA

By JLN Network Manager
September 30, 2019 Thumbnail
On September 23, 2019, the global movement for universal health coverage (UHC) came together in New York City alongside the United Nations General Assembly for a High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage ↗. This meeting—and the dozens of satellite events organized during the days around it—have underscored the foundational place…[ Read More ]

Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast

By Allyson English, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development
September 26, 2019 Thumbnail
The Who, What, and How of Paying for Health Services for Universal Health Coverage Welcome to the Provider Payment Mechanisms (PPM) Podcast: The Who, What and How of Paying for Health Services for Universal Health Coverage ↗. This miniseries was created in collaboration with technical experts and implementers from over…[ Read More ]

Remarks by Commissioner of HIRA International Group at the APEC Conference

By HIRA International Group
August 26, 2019 Thumbnail
Commissioner Ryu, Jong-su, Korea Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service (HIRA) delivered the first plenary’s keynote speech on “The Global Trends of Utilizing Digital Infrastructure and New Data Technologies: Korea’s Lessons and Knowledge Transfer Experience to LMICs” at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Conference on August 8-9, 2019 in Chinese Taipei. Commissioner…[ Read More ]

Four Takeaways from the Primary Health Care Financing and Payment Conference

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July 11, 2019 Thumbnail
Since 2011, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Provider Payment Mechanisms (PPM) technical initiative has been a convening force, bringing together practitioners from across the network to discuss shared challenges and develop practical guidance to support stronger financing and payment systems for UHC. This work has catalyzed…[ Read More ]
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Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast

By Allyson English, Senior Program Associate, Results for Development
September 26, 2019 Thumbnail
The Who, What, and How of Paying for Health Services for Universal Health Coverage Welcome to the Provider Payment Mechanisms (PPM) Podcast: The Who, What and How of Paying for Health Services for Universal Health Coverage ↗. This miniseries was created in collaboration with technical experts and implementers from over…

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How to Improve Efficiency through Systematic Priority Setting

By Y Ling Chi, International Decision Support Initiative; Reem Hafez, World Bank; and Danielle Bloom, World Bank
May 1, 2019 Thumbnail
This post was originally published on the World Bank's Investing in Health blog. On March 1-2, 2019, the Efficiency collaborative co-located with the Domestic Resource Mobilization collaborative in Delhi, India. This fourth in-person collaborative meeting focused on two workstreams: systematic priority setting and measurement and information. Systematic Priority Setting WorkstreamThe…

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Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Health

By Ajay Tandon, World Bank; Maria Eugenia Bonilla-Chaicin, Global Financing Facility; and Danielle Bloom, World Bank
April 23, 2019 Thumbnail
This post was originally published on the World Bank's Investing in Health blog. The Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) collaborative cohosted its recent meeting with the Efficiency Collaborative on February 27-28 in New Delhi, India. This was the third in-person meeting of the DRM collaborative. OverviewIndia was the host and catalyst for the…

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“Empanelment = Core of PCIC, PCIC = Huge”

By Ariadne Labs and Qualis Health
March 11, 2019 Thumbnail
“Empanelment = core of PCIC, PCIC = huge” So said one of the participants of the Person-Centered Integrated Care (PCIC) collaborative’s third workshop, held February 13–15, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was led by Ariadne Labs and Qualis Health and graciously hosted by Mahidol University, through Dr. Borwornsom Leerapan,…

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Women and Girls Drive Countries toward Universal Health Coverage

By Sarah McKee
March 7, 2019 Thumbnail
The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change,” a clear recognition that without women’s experiences and perspectives being heard and understood, equity and universal health coverage (UHC) will not be achievable. Thinking you can create a health care system that equitably meets the…

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Announcing Three New Collaboratives

By JLN Network Manager
October 7, 2019 Thumbnail
The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is excited to announce the award of three new learning activities in the areas of primary health care financing and payment, systematic prioritization and efficiency, and population targeting. The new learning activities respond directly to JLN country member priorities, and these…

[ Read More ]

Recommitting to Health for All at UNGA

By JLN Network Manager
September 30, 2019 Thumbnail
On September 23, 2019, the global movement for universal health coverage (UHC) came together in New York City alongside the United Nations General Assembly for a High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage ↗. This meeting—and the dozens of satellite events organized during the days around it—have underscored the foundational place…

[ Read More ]

Remarks by Commissioner of HIRA International Group at the APEC Conference

By HIRA International Group
August 26, 2019 Thumbnail
Commissioner Ryu, Jong-su, Korea Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service (HIRA) delivered the first plenary’s keynote speech on “The Global Trends of Utilizing Digital Infrastructure and New Data Technologies: Korea’s Lessons and Knowledge Transfer Experience to LMICs” at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Conference on August 8-9, 2019 in Chinese Taipei. Commissioner…

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Four Takeaways from the Primary Health Care Financing and Payment Conference

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July 11, 2019 Thumbnail
Since 2011, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Provider Payment Mechanisms (PPM) technical initiative has been a convening force, bringing together practitioners from across the network to discuss shared challenges and develop practical guidance to support stronger financing and payment systems for UHC. This work has catalyzed…

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Congratulations to Five New Full Members

By JLN Network Manager
March 15, 2019 Thumbnail
The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Network Manager congratulates Bahrain, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Morocco, and South Africa on achieving full membership in the network. With this achievement, these five countries further demonstrate their commitment not only to advancing universal health coverage (UHC) in their own country, but…

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JLN Member Spotlight: Dr. Nneka Orji-Achugo

By JLN Network Coordinator
June 19, 2018 Thumbnail
Dr. Nneka Orji-Achugo is a public health physician and health economist working with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in the Department of Health Planning Research and Statistics. As the UHC focal officer at the FMOH, she is committed to improving health care delivery in resource-constrained settings. Dr. Orji also…

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