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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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People-Centered Integrated Care Workshop Synthesis Report, February 2019

The People-Centered Integrated Care (PCIC) collaborative organized an in-person workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13-15, 2019. This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the meeting.

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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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Strategic Communication for Universal Health Coverage Practical Guide and Planning Tool

The Strategic Communication for Universal Health Coverage Practical Guide and Planning Tool equips UHC and health policy champions and implementers with actionable guidance on how to develop a comprehensive strategic communication plan tailored to different stakeholder groups to achieve a specific UHC objective. Realizing UHC requires deliberate, tailored communication strategies

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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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Governing for Quality Health Care

Improving the quality of patient-centered health services is paramount to delivering on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC). Many countries seek to expand access to affordable care, but ensuring quality of care during and after significant UHC reforms is recognized as a key challenge (JLN 2013). In a survey of

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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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User Challenges and Country Solutions Map

Effective user experience starts with a deep understanding of the end-user, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also what challenges they face utilizing essential health services. Creating a “people- centered” approach in health systems requires practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of the subscriber experience

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User experience analysis: a “people-centered” approach to improving enrollment in health insurance

Effective user experience starts with a deep understanding of the end-user, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also what challenges they face utilizing essential health services. Creating a “people- centered” approach in health systems requires practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of the subscriber experience

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Malaysia: 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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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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