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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.


Making Provider Payment Mechanisms More Strategic Country Posters

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


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.


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.


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


Vietnam: 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. 


Assessing Health Provider Payment Systems: A Practical Guide for Countries Moving toward UHC

Step-by-step guide designed to help countries find answers to their provider payment policy questions through a country-led participatory process that draws on real world, practitioner experiences with designing, implementing and managing the consequences of payment systems design.


Expanding Health Coverage to the Informal Sector: VIETNAM

These case studies are focused on country experiences in extending health coverage to their informal sector workers and their families. Key lessons from these countries related to reaching the non-poor informal sector are synthesized in this paper.


Closing the Gap: Health Coverage for Non-Poor Informal-Sector Workers

To respond to demand from JLN member countries, the Joint Learning Network Population Coverage Technical Initiative  has finalized five country case studies and a paper on the topic of extending health insurance coverage to informal sector populations and their families as part of UHC reforms.  This paper


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


Assessment of systems for paying health care providers in Vietnam

Provider payment arrangements are currently a core concern for Vietnam’s health sector and a key lever for expanding effective coverage and improving the efficiency and equity of the health system. This study describes how different provider payment systems are designed and implemented in practice across a sample of


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. 


Costing Manual: Tools & Templates

Developed by the JLN Costing Collaborative, the Costing Toolkit serves as an accompaniment to the Costing of Health Services for Provider Payment: A Practical Manual. The Manual provides tools and templates (found in the Costing Toolkit) based on the day-to-day experiences of a network of practitioners that


Report on Results of Vietnam Study Tour to UK for Hospital Quality Management

Participants from Vietnam explored the levers and tools necessary for guiding and improving the quality of care.


Vietnam: Extension de la couverture maladie au secteur informel

Ce document porte sur la couverture maladie des travailleurs presque pauvres du secteur informel.