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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.

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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

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.

4 Resources

Webinars

Links to learning webinars from the JLN and our partners.

7 Resources

Websites & Databases

Links to useful databases and websites.

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Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 

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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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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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Earmarking for Health Survey

The purpose of this survey is to collect information on additional countries who earmark for health, as well as to validate details on those countries currently included in the database presented on the JLN website. We thank you for your responses in advance! Background: Earmarking revenue is one

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Earmarking for Health Typology

This table characterizes the policy instruments for earmarking revenues for the health sector

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Earmarking for Health Database

Funding health sector priorities like moving towards UHC can be challenging, especially when a country’s budget is already straining to meet multiple demands across sectors. R4D is collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) to collect and synthesize qualitative country experience mobilizing revenue for the health sector

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Country Case Studies Database

Comparative database of country case studies.

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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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Global Health and Foreign Policy: UN Votes on a Resolution for Global Universal Health Services

Noting with particular concern that for millions of people the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, including access to medicines, remains a distant goal, that especially for children and those living in poverty, the likelihood of achieving this goal is becoming increasingly

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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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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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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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