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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Webinar on lessons related to covering the non-poor informal sector and their families in Africa.
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
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
Final report from the Population Coverage Technical Initiative Workshop on how to reach the poorest.
Participation in the Quality Technical Initiative Workshop helped inform the policy framework for accreditation in Kenya.
the Asia eHealth Information Network organized the IT4UHC Conference with support from the JLN and other partners.
This brief is a part of the IFC's Smart Lessons Series. The document outlines the World Bank's work with Kenya's NHIF to develop a reform agenda and advise on a strategic review of the organization.