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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,

5 Resources

Equity

How do we ensure equity?

18 Resources

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).

1 Resources

JLN Steering Group

Find past resources relating to the JLN Steering Group.

1 Resources

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.

2 Resources

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

Economics of Tobacco Taxation Toolkit

Developed by the World Bank Group Global Tobacco Control Program, this tobacco taxation toolkit is geared towards helping economists, public health specialists, researchers, and others to analyze the economic and public health issues surrounding tobacco taxation in order that they can provide direct information and recommendations to policymakers, especially in

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Financing and Payment Models for Primary Health Care: Six Lessons from JLN Country Implementation Experience

In most countries, primary health care (PHC) providers are the first point of contact that most people have with the larger health care system. Primary health care is accessed the most by patients and can have the greatest impact on health outcomes compared with other parts of the system. However,

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The Development of Community-Based Health Insurance in Rwanda: Experiences and Lessons

The study is one of a set of three pieces of work supported by The Rockefeller Foundation to help strengthen the Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) program in Rwanda.  Rwanda has been recognized as having the most successful community-based health insurance (CBHI) scheme in sub-Saharan Africa and, indeed, one

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Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 

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Disaggregating the Universal Coverage Cube: Putting Equity in the Picture

In recent years, the World Health Organization’s “Cube Diagram” has been widely used to illustrate the policy options in moving toward Universal Health Coverage. The Cube has become a globally recognized visual representation of health system reform choices, with its axes defined by: (1) the services

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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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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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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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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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Asia Pacific Observatory Bangladesh Health Systems Review

The health system of Bangladesh has undergone a number of reforms and has established an extensive health service infrastructure in both the public and private sectors during the past four decades. This report by the Asia Pacific Observatory finds that there is an urgent need for more investment of

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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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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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Health Financing Revisited: A Practitioner’s Guide

This report provides an overview of health financing tools, policies, and trends, with a focus on challenges facing developing countries.While all health financing systems should seek to improve health status, provide financial protection against catastrophic illness costs, and satisfy their participants, the evidence reviewed here reveals that there is

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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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Getting Health Reform Right

This book presents a new multi-disciplinary framework for developing and analyzing health sector reform plans in a wide variety of national circumstances. By focusing on the health care system as a means to an end, the authors provide tools and techniques for designing reforms that will produce real improvements in

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