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Economics of Tobacco Taxation Toolkit

Developed by the World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program, this tobacco taxation toolkit is geared towards helping economists, public health specialists, researchers, and others to analyze the economic and public health issues surrounding tobacco taxation in order that they can provide direct information and recommendations to policymakers, especially in


JLN 2016 Global Meeting: Executive Summary

The JLN 2016 Global Meeting was held in Putrajaya, Malaysia from July 20th – 22nd, 2016, hosted by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia. The focus of the 2016 JLN Global Meeting was on building strong health systems to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) with an emphasis on strengthening integrated, peoplecentered health systems


Egypt: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, and informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 


Consultation on expanding UHC to informal sector & vulnerable groups in Eastern Mediterranean Region

Universal health coverage, as a health system development goal, was articulated in the Constitution of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948 and was integral to the AlmaAta Declaration of 1978. Nevertheless, it has never been higher on the international health and development agenda than now. An expert consultation on expanding universal


International Lessons for RAMED

The Joint Learning Network (JLN) and the FAHS CoP had the pleasure of participating in the International Symposium on Health Coverage for the Poor, held March 13-14 in Rabat, Morocco. Our session kicked off with a panel of experts working directly on the topic in 4 JLN member