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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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Health Workforce

Mobilizing human resources to support universal health coverage.

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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.

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Strategic Purchasing

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

7 Resources

Assessments

Health systems performance assessments.

37 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.

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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.

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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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UHC in Africa: A Framework for Action

There is immense diversity found in African countries but most of these countries face similar challenges. In UHC in Africa: A Framework for Action, contributors to change in the UHC process discuss progress and challenges encountered and provide a framework for action on topics such as financing, governance

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Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 

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Health in 2015: from MDGs to SDGs

In 2015 the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to the end of their term, and a post-2015 agenda, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), takes their place. This WHO report looks back 15 years at the trends and positive forces during the MDG era and assesses the main challenges that will affect health

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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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Country Case Studies Database

Comparative database of country case studies.

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Barriers to universal health coverage in Republic of Moldova

Universal Health Coverage seeks to assure that everyone can obtain the health services they need without financial hardship. Countries which rely heavily on out-of-pocket (OOP) payments, including informal payments (IP), to finance total health expenditures are not likely to achieve universal coverage. The Republic of Moldova is committed to promoting

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Assessment of Systems for Paying Health Care Providers in Mongolia

The assessment was conducted to help inform the design and implementation of Mongolia’s provider payment systems going forward. After providing a brief overview of Mongolia’s health financing and service delivery system, this report describes the provider payment assessment and summarizes the main findings. It discusses the positive aspects and shortcomings of the current mix of payment systems and compares the design and implementation with international good practices. The chapter concludes by providing a roadmap for refining and realigning Mongolia’s provider payment system going forward.

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The Path to Universal Health Coverage in Kenya: Repositioning the role of the NHIF

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.

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Equity-Oriented Monitoring in the Context of Universal Health Coverage

Monitoring inequalities in health is fundamental to the equitable and progressive realization of universal health coverage (UHC). A successful approach to global inequality monitoring must be intuitive enough for widespread adoption, yet maintain technical credibility. This article discusses methodological considerations for equity-oriented monitoring of UHC, and proposes recommendations for monitoring

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Handbook on Health Inequality Monitoring

Monitoring health inequality is a practice that fosters accountability and continuous improvement within health systems. The cycle of health inequality monitoring helps to identify and track health differences between subgroups, providing evidence and feedback to strengthen equity-oriented policies, programs and practices. Through inequality monitoring and the use of disaggregated data,

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The Impact of Universal Coverage Schemes in the Developing World

The review indicates that UHC interventions in low- and middle-income countries improve access to health care. It also shows, though less convincingly, that UHC often has a positive effect on financial protection, and that, in some cases it seems to have a positive impact on health status. The review also

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Good Practices in Health Financing

Good Practices in Health Financing: Lessons from Reforms in Low- and Middle-Income Countries systematically assesses health financing reforms in nine low- and middle-income countries that have managed to expand their health financing systems to both improve health status and protect against catastrophic medical expenses. The participating countries are: Chile, Colombia,

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Strategies to achieve universal coverage: are there lessons from middle income countries?

This paper aims to:1. Review the evidence on strategies to achieve universal coverage, where strategies are interpreted not just as technical strategies but also as strategies for managing the policy process 2. Generate lessons for senior policy-makers, donors and civil society groupings.

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Strengthening health systems to improve outcomes: WHO’s framework for action

This Framework for Action addresses the urgent need to improve the performance of health systems. It is issued at the midpoint in the countdown to 2015, the year given so much significance and promise by the Millennium Declaration and its Goals.

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage: Developing the Health Financing System

To ensure universal coverage in countries that have not already done so, it will be necessary to increase the extent of prepayment and reduce the reliance on out-of-pocket payments and user fees. This can be done by developing more extensive and equitable tax-based systems, or social health insurance-based systems or

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