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Access

Resources related to improving access to preventive and promotive primary health care services.

40 Resources

Data Analytics

Effectively use data to inform decision-making.

12 Resources

Delivery System Reform

Implement delivery system reforms to improve access.

14 Resources

Earmarking

The practice of targeting new or existing streams of revenue for health systems, programs, priorities,

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Equity

How do we ensure equity?

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Health Workforce

Mobilizing human resources to support universal health coverage.

11 Resources

Improving Quality

New knowledge and tools to address issues of quality in national health schemes.

48 Resources

JLN 2016 Global Meeting: Building Strong Systems to Achieve UHC (Putrajaya, Malaysia)

Access materials from the JLN 2016 Global Meeting: Building Strong Systems to Achieve UHC (Putrajaya, Malaysia).

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JLN Steering Group

Find past resources relating to the JLN Steering Group.

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Knowledge Management

Identifying, documenting and disseminating knowledge to support progress towards universal coverage.

6 Resources

Leadership and Governance

Plans and policies, effective oversight, regulation, motivation, and partnerships for integrated health systems.

23 Resources

Management Information Systems

Data and information exchange is fundamental to running a successful healthcare system.

22 Resources

Member Resources

Find current resources for JLN members.

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Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring progress and evaluating results are key functions to improve the operations of health systems.

8 Resources

Policy

Technical and policy guidance for health systems reforms.

42 Resources

Pooling Funds

Revenue collection is how health systems raise money.

16 Resources

Post-2015/Sustainable Development

Information related to the post-2015 development agenda.

9 Resources

Primary Health Care

Resources related to primary health care as the path to achieving universal health coverage.

24 Resources

Priority-setting and Benefits Design

Priority-setting tools to support benefits design.

8 Resources

Provider Payment Mechanisms

Resources to help design appropriate provider payment systems.

27 Resources

Public-Private Partnership and Engagement

The private sector complements and reinforces the services delivered by the public sector.

15 Resources

Reaching Target Populations

Equitably expanding health coverage to the poor and near-poor, and other disadvantaged or underserved groups.

63 Resources

Revenue Mobilization

Resource mobilization for health systems and interventions from domestic resources.

17 Resources

Strategic Communications

Effective communications plans help educate key stakeholders, build buy-in among different actors, and ensure transparency.

7 Resources

Strategic Purchasing

Strategic purchasing aims to increase health system performance through the effective allocation of financial resources.

8 Resources

Governing Quality in Health Care on the Path to Universal Health Coverage

As countries work to promote and achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), maintaining and improving quality in health care is emerging as a priority. While research has been conducted on service delivery and financing schemes for UHC, little consolidated knowledge or guidance is available on institutional arrangements and their impact on

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Striving for Universal Health Coverage: Nigeria’s Cross River State Passes Health Insurance Bill

Cross River State (CRS) is taking giant strides towards achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and its vision “to be a leading Nigerian state with prosperous and healthy citizens”.

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Government stewardship of the for-profit private health sector in Afghanistan

This article describes and analyses more than 8 years of government and donor efforts to establish and improve Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) stewardship over the for-profit health sector. This was a MoPH-led endeavour supported mainly by USAID, the World Bank and the EU involving hundreds of internal and external actors

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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: Lessons, Country Assessments and Guide

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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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health law can be used to improve

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From Innovation to Implementation – eHealth in the WHO European Region (2016)

The report gives case examples to illustrate success stories in countries and the practical application of e-health in various settings

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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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Mexico’s path towards the Sustainable Development Goal for health

Background The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal for health (SDG3) poses complex challenges for signatory countries that will require clear roadmaps to set priorities over the next 15 years. Building upon the work of the Commission on Investing in Health and published estimates of feasible global mortality SDG3 targets, we analysed

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Ghana’s NHIS: Ensuring Access to Essential Malaria Services with Financial Protection

Malaria is a major cause of disease burden and poverty in Ghana and is the number one cause of morbidity and mortality of children under 5, making universal access to appropriate interventions for all populations at risk of malaria in Ghana a key health sector goal. Ghana’s National Health

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Alternative Financing Strategies for Universal Health Coverage

Many countries have identified Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as the goal for their health systems, and health financing reforms are at the core of strategies to move in this direction. While there is no one “best” financing strategy that applies in every context, this chapter synthesizes both theory

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Ethiopia’s Community-based Health Insurance: A Step on the Road to Universal Health Coverage

In the last 10 years, Africa has witnessed a renewed interest in Community-based Health Insurance (CBHI) schemes as countries leverage communities to expand risk-pooling coverage to informal sectors and the rural population. CBHI schemes, also known as mutual health organizations, are not-for-profit mechanisms of health financing grounded in principles of solidarity

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Political Winds Blow a New Life into Senegal’s Mutuelles de Santé

Senegal has been implementing various forms of health insurance (private, public, and community-based) for decades. Renewed political will has energized the use of community-based health insurance (mutuelles de santé) as a key element in the government’s push for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) 

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Building on Community-based Health Insurance to Expand National Coverage: The Case of Ghana

From modest growth of mutual health organization (MHO) schemes to a rapidly scaled-up and centralized national program, Ghana holds a wealth of lessons in ways to raise revenue, pool health and financial risk, and organize purchasing from public and private providers. These lessons include the politics of navigating health finance

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