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Country Progress Harmonizing Provider Payment Mechanisms for UHC

The JLN's Primary Health Care Financing and Payment collaborative organized a conference in April 2019 to convene 45 participants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss different countries' progress on provider payment reforms over the past eight years.

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Making Provider Payment Mechanisms More Strategic Country Posters

Posters from 11 countries highlighting their experiences and progress in making provider payment mechanisms more strategic.

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Making Provider Payment Mechanisms More Strategic Policy & Research Brief

Drawing on the experiences of countries in Africa and Asia, this policy and research brief, created in partnership with the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center (SPARC) and the Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RESYST) consortium, identifies strategies to avoid or overcome obstacles to implementing strategic provider payment mechanisms to advance universal health coverage.

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Regulation of Private Primary Health Care

Strong primary health care (PHC) is vital to achieving universal health care (UHC). As countries work toward UHC, they recognize that the public sector alone cannot provide all necessary comprehensive PHC services to cover country populations and that countries need to engage and effectively steward both the public and private health sectors. The JLN’s Private Sector Engagement Collaborative has been sharing experiences and knowledge and compiling practical advice to support effective stewardship of the private sector.

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Health Benefits Policies: Country Assessments

Countries that are dedicated to achieving universal health coverage want a scheme that covers all individuals, but covering a full suite of medical services for the entire population is often impractical and would exceed available resources. Tradeoffs are inherent in all coverage schemes, including which services to cover, which populations

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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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Learning by doing: Lessons from African Health Markets for Equity

The Africa Health Markets for Equity (AHME) partnership is a $60 million investment by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK Department for International Development (UKaid) under the aegis of the Harnessing Non-State Sector for Better Health for the Poor (HANSHEP) programme, to increase the use of quality essential

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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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Kenya: 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. 

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Closing the Gap: Lessons from Africa

Webinar on lessons related to covering the non-poor informal sector and their families in Africa.

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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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Kenya Learnings from the ‘Accreditation as an Engine for Improvement’ Workshop

Participation in the Quality Technical Initiative Workshop helped inform the policy framework for accreditation in Kenya.

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