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Myanmar Strategic Purchasing Brief Series

These three briefs examine the practical considerations in the design and implementation of a strategic purchasing pilot project among private general practitioners (GPs) in Myanmar. This pilot will start developing the important functions of, and provide valuable lessons around, contracting of health providers and purchasing that will contribute to the


New Study: Expanding Coverage of Health Services to Informal Workers

This report complements existing literature on how health reforms can improve the welfare of informal workers, focusing on the 25 countries prioritized for development assistance by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of its Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD) initiative. Given the strong interest in these questions among EPCMD countries, USAID commissioned the Health Finance and Governance project (HFG) to conduct this research and provide recommendations relevant to UHC policy discussions in these countries.


Implementing Accountable Care to Achieve Better Health at a Lower Cost

A report shared by World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) on Implementing Accountable Care to Achieve Better Health at a Lower Cost.


eHealth in the Region of the Americas: breaking down the barriers to implementation…

In 2005, all WHO Member States committed to working to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), in a collective expression of the belief that all people in need should have access to health services without risk of financial ruin or impoverishment. Working for universal health coverage is a powerful mechanism for achieving


UHC 2030: Building an Alliance to Strengthen Health Systems

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demonstrate a renewed global commitment to health, underpinned by target 3.8 for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) whereby all people and communities have access to needed quality health services without risk of financial hardship.


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


Technical Brief: The Development of Community-Based Health Insurance in Rwanda

Community-based health insurance (CBHI) is much debated as a way of tackling the challenge of providing access to health care for the poor in developing countries without worsening their economic situation. Proponents argue that CBHI schemes can be effective for reaching a large number of poor people who would


Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 


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.


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


Moving toward universal access to health and UHC: a review of comprehensive PHC in Suriname

Objective: To provide an overview of comprehensive primary health care (CPHC) development and implementation in Suriname in peer-reviewed literature. Methods: Building on work funded by the Teasdale-Corti Global Health Research Partnership Program/People’s Health Movement, the authors searched MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and POPLINE for


Universal Health Coverage By Design

Policy brief describes how UHC is gaining momentum with ICT investments.


Malaysia Participates in a Study Tour to Taiwan

Study visit report from Malaysia's study visit to Taiwan