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Focusing on Primary Health to Achieve Universal Health Coverage in India

This report includes an analysis and comparison of government sponsored health insurance programs in India.  It finds the current design of government supported healthcare financing and puts a heavy emphasis on hospital and specialty care, neglecting primary healthcare coverage as an integral part of the health system. This

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Addressing supply side factors to improve family planning and reproductive health services

Addressing supply side factors to improve family planning and reproductive health services in the Indian National Health Insurance Scheme in Uttar Pradesh

The Indian National Health Insurance Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), was launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India in 2008 to promote equitable access to health services through the private and public sectors. This scheme is intended to offer economically disadvantaged families living below the poverty line (BPL) in urban and rural areas access to a pre-specified package of health services including general surgery, general medical care, pediatric care, gynecological care, family planning (FP) and other reproductive health (RH) services, dental, ophthalmology, urology, neurosurgery, and oncology. 

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Measuring the Performance of Primary Health Care: A Practical Guide for Translating Data into Improvement

Globally, there is growing agreement that primary health care (PHC), with its ability to address up to 90 percent of a population’s diverse health needs, is central to the achievement of UHC.  The JLN Primary Health Care Measurement for Improvement collaborative is a network of delegates

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Primary Health Care (PHC) Measurement for Improvement Indicator Inventory

The Primary Health Care (PHC) Measurement for Improvement Collaborative was launched in partnership with the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative (PHCPI) in April 2016, with the goal of developing practical tools and approaches to improve country-level measurement of PHC performance, address priority measurement gaps, and develop strategies for better utilization

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Understanding demand for family planning and reproductive health services through the India

Understanding demand for family planning and reproductive health services through the Indian National Health Insurance Scheme in Uttar Pradesh The Indian National Health Insurance Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), was launched by the Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2008 to promote equitable access to health services through the private

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Utilization of National Health Insurance for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services

Utilization of National Health Insurance for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services by the Urban Poor in Uttar Pradesh, India

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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

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UHC Primary Health Care Self-Assessment: Summary Report from Four Country Pilots

The UHC Primary Health Care Self-Assessment Tool was designed as a rapid diagnostic instrument for practical policy opportunities in the health system to improve the relationship between health financing and PHC efforts. Four JLN Member countries adapted and piloted the Tool in their countries and documented their experiences in detailed

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Landscaping of Primary Healthcare in India

This landscape review of primary care services in India documents the state of primary care delivery and highlights a handful of initiatives that can inform the design of a future system. The study comprised a desk review of published and grey literature, as well as interviews and visits with nearly

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India –Chhattisgarh State: Approaches to covering poor & 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. 

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India – Andhra Pradesh: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, 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. 

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UHC Primary Health Care Self-Assessment Tool

The tool, referred to as the “UHC-PHC Self-Assessment Tool,” is a multi-stakeholder survey that helps accomplish the following:  Document and assess how health insurance or financial coverage institutions interact with other PHC actors and programs; Identify key areas of improvement and opportunities to align the health financing

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Going Universal : How 24 Developing Countries are Implementing UHC from the Bottom Up

This book is about 24 developing countries that have embarked on the journey towards universal health coverage (UHC) following a bottom-up approach, with a special focus on the poor and vulnerable, through a systematic data collection that provides practical insights to policymakers and practitioners. Each of the UHC programs analyzed in

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Advancing Partnerships for Universal Health Coverage: Workshop Report

On 8-9 July 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya, 65 representatives from the public and private sectors met to discuss and debate strategies of financing privately provided healthcare. This report represents key insights and points of debate which revolved around the following themes:financing of private healthcare, quality assurance and quality improvement, and the

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Workshop on “Equity in Universal Health Coverage: How to Reach the Poorest”

Final report from the Population Coverage Technical Initiative Workshop on how to reach the poorest. 

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