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Improving the health and welfare of people who live in slums

In the first paper in this Series on Improving the health and welfare of people who live in slums, the writers assess theoretical and empirical evidence and conclude that the health of people living in slums is a function not only of poverty but of intimately shared physical and

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Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda: United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable..

Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda: United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito, October 2016 This paper was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) with a focus on why health is important for 21st century cities and why urban development is

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Factors affecting uptake of voluntary and CBHI in low and middle-income countries

This systematic review is aimed at analyzing and reporting empirical evidence on voluntary uptake in CBHI schemes in low- and middle- income countries, and identifying factors that influence such uptake and renewal.

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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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Community Health Financing as a Pathway to UHC: Synthesis of Evidence from Ghana, Ethiopia & Senegal

In about half of all countries in sub-Saharan Africa, 40 percent or more of the total health expenditure (THE) comes from household out-of-pocket payments. In fact, out-of-pocket health expenditure was less than 20 percent of THE in 2012 in only 10 of 47 countries (Sambo et al., 2013). Against this backdrop, universal

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User Challenges and Country Solutions Map

Effective user experience starts with a deep understanding of the end-user, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also what challenges they face utilizing essential health services. Creating a “people- centered” approach in health systems requires practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of the subscriber experience

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User experience analysis: a “people-centered” approach to improving enrollment in health insurance

Effective user experience starts with a deep understanding of the end-user, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also what challenges they face utilizing essential health services. Creating a “people- centered” approach in health systems requires practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of the subscriber experience

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Compendium: 12 country approaches to covering poor and informal populations to achieve UHC

Members of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Population Coverage technical initiative have shared and exchanged information on their country’s approaches to reaching and serving poor, near-poor, informal sector, and other vulnerable groups as part of their national reforms aimed at achieving UHC. The 12 country

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Malaysia: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, and informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 

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Kenya: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, and informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 

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Indonesia: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, and informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 

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India –Chhattisgarh State: Approaches to covering poor & informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 

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India – Andhra Pradesh: Approaches to covering poor, vulnerable, informal populations to achieve UHC

This case study is one in a series of 12 country case studies, developed by the JLN Population Coverage technical initiative, that explore the different approaches countries have taken to cover the poor, vulnerable, and informal sector populations to achieve universal health coverage. 

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