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Access

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

41 Resources

Data Analytics

Effectively use data to inform decision-making.

12 Resources

Delivery System Reform

Implement delivery system reforms to improve access.

15 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.

12 Resources

Improving Quality

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

47 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.

24 Resources

Management Information Systems

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

23 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.

9 Resources

Policy

Technical and policy guidance for health systems reforms.

38 Resources

Pooling Funds

Revenue collection is how health systems raise money.

15 Resources

Post-2015/Sustainable Development

Information related to the post-2015 development agenda.

8 Resources

Primary Health Care

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

20 Resources

Priority-setting and Benefits Design

Priority-setting tools to support benefits design.

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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.

14 Resources

Reaching Target Populations

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

64 Resources

Revenue Mobilization

Resource mobilization for health systems and interventions from domestic resources.

16 Resources

Strategic Communications

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

6 Resources

Strategic Purchasing

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

7 Resources

Case Studies

In depth studies of health systems from around the globe.

67 Resources

Collaborative Learning Summaries

Synthesis documents from Joint Learning Network collaborative learning activities.

6 Resources

Evaluation Frameworks

These resources provide sample frameworks for evaluating programs.

13 Resources

Evaluations

Evaluations of health systems and health systems reform efforts from around the globe.

7 Resources

JLN Governance Documents

Find all of the Joint Learning Network's governance documents including our charter and meeting minutes.

11 Resources

JLN Guides & Toolkits

Joint Learning Network resources designed to bridge theory and practical experience.

28 Resources

Joint Learning Fund Reports

Learn about Joint Learning Fund supported activities.

13 Resources

Policy Briefs

A collection of documents that outline the rationale for choosing various health system reforms.

16 Resources

Presentations

Select presentations from global events related to universal health coverage.

6 Resources

Promising Practices

The Joint Learning Network documents programs or initiatives that are helping to expand coverage.

18 Resources

Toolkits and Guides

Step-by-step resource toolkits and guides.

13 Resources

Videos

Videos that document progress towards universal health coverage.

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Webinars

Links to learning webinars from the JLN and our partners.

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Websites & Databases

Links to useful databases and websites.

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Bolivia

To celebrate the start of a new year, GNHE has published an assessment of progress towards universal health coverage in another country – Bolivia.  The author is Cecilia Vidal Fuertes and her main conclusions are: Bolivia has recently made important progress towards the goal of universal coverage by injecting

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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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Rethinking Development and Health: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study

The GBD 2015 study shows that, from 1990 to 2015, the world as a whole has been undergoing an epidemiological transition. The nature of that transition is discussed below in a brief overview of some key GBD 2015 results. Since the GBD 2015 study's results consist of over 2 billion estimated data points, this report only touches on a few of the project's most widely applicable, biggest-picture conclusions.
 

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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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Landscaping of Primary Healthcare in India

This landscape review of primary care services in India documents the state of primary care delivery and highlights a handful of initiatives that can inform the design of a future system. The study comprised a desk review of published and grey literature, as well as interviews and visits with nearly

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Community Health Financing as a Pathway to UHC: Synthesis of Evidence from Ghana, Ethiopia & Senegal

In about half of all countries in sub-Saharan Africa, 40 percent or more of the total health expenditure (THE) comes from household out-of-pocket payments. In fact, out-of-pocket health expenditure was less than 20 percent of THE in 2012 in only 10 of 47 countries (Sambo et al., 2013). Against this backdrop, universal

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State budget transfers to Health Insurance Funds for universal health coverage

Many countries from the European region, which moved from a government financed and provided health system to social health insurance, would have had the risk of moving away from universal health coverage if they had followed a “traditional” approach. The Eastern European high-income countries studied in this paper

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Lessons from Latin America: The Early Landscape of Healthcare Public-Private Partnerships

"Lessons from Latin America" reviews the healthcare PPP landscape across Latin America (excluding Brazil, the Caribbean and Suriname), and provides an in-depth look at PPPs that are in construction, operation or planning phases in five countries: Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Mexico and Peru. The report examines the political, financial, contracting and

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Implementation Research for UHC in Practice – Lessons Learned in Myanmar and Indonesia

This brief is the first in a series of three, titled, Implementation Research for UHC in Practice – A Series of Technical Briefs Based on Lessons Learned from the Field in Myanmar and Indonesia. The series follows USAID and HFG collaborative experiences and lessons learned in

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Raising revenues for health in support of UHC: strategic issues for policy makers

Governments should aim to move towards a predominant reliance on public funding for health, as evidence shows this increases access to health services and improves financial protection for the population. This is a key message in a new policy brief about raising revenues for health in support of Universal Health

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Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive Growth

Technical assistance reports provide the context and background of the project, and provide information on impacts and outcomes, key activities, estimated costs, financing, and implementation arrangements.

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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

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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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Using Evidence to Design Health Benefit Plans For Stronger Health Systems: Lessons from 25 Countries

New report from the USAID Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project. Low- and middle-income country governments face competing health priorities as they try to increase their populations’ access to affordable healthcare with limited resources. Faced with difficult choices, how can governments align their spending with health system objectives?

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