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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,

5 Resources

Equity

How do we ensure equity?

18 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.

2 Resources

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.

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.

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

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.

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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The global shortage of health workers—an opportunity to transform care

There is a worldwide shortage of health-care workers and the situation is worsening. WHO has forecast an 18 million shortfall by 2030, over twice the 7 million shortfall estimated in 2013.1 The alarm about insufficient staffing levels was raised a decade ago in the World Health Report 2006: Working Together for Health, which described the then global shortage as a “crisis”.2 The situation is even more critical today. What can be done?

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Health workforce requirements for UHC and Sustainable Development Goals

The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 sets out the policy agenda to ensure a workforce that is fit for purpose to attain the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This background paper analyzes the quantitative implications of and requirements for its implementation.

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High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

In support of the Commission’s work, an Expert Group, was convened to critically review the available evidence. Against a context of high and often growing inequalities and persistently high global unemployment; the Expert Group finds that effective investments in the health workforce could generate enormous improvements in health, well-being and human security, as well as decent jobs and inclusive economic growth.

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Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 

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Country Case Studies Database

Comparative database of country case studies.

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Malaysia Participates in a Study Tour to Taiwan

Study visit report from Malaysia's study visit to Taiwan

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Bangladesh’s Universal Health Coverage Fact File

This short document provides general background and insight into Bangladesh's universal health coverage history, reform, and vision.

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Universal Health Coverage in the Southeast Asia Region

This special issue of the WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health on universal health coverage (UHC) documents original research, as well as country experience, analysing these for broader application. Importantly, most studies have been developed in collaboration with ministries of health, in a direct effort to inform policy decision

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Primary Health Care and Public Health: Foundations of Universal Health Systems

The aim of this review is to advocate for more integrated and universally accessible health systems built on a foundation of primary health care and public health. The perspective outlined identified health systems as the frame of reference, clarified terminology and examined complementary perspectives on health. It explored the prospects

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UHC for Inclusive & Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of 11 Country Case Studies

Ensuring universal access to affordable, quality health services will be an important contribution to ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), where most of the world's poor live. This book synthesizes the experiences from 11 countries – Bangladesh, Brazil, France, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia,

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The World Health Report 2000, Health Systems: Improving Performance

This report breaks new ground in the way that it helps us understand the goals of health systems. Clearly, their defining purpose is to improve and protect health – but they have other intrinsic goals. These are concerned with fairness in the way people pay for health care, and with

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Social Health Insurance: A Guidebook for Planning

This guidebook is designed to be used by countries that are considering the introduction of social health insurance for health care, as a replacement for or to supplement existing funding. The first social health insurance system was established in Germany over 100 years ago. Since then, other approaches to financing universal

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