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EventsNovember 17, 2020

Celebrating Ten Years of Joint Learning Towards UHC

JLN Network Manager
Save the date graphic for an event "Celebrating Ten Years of Joint Learning Towards UHC" on December 10 at 12:30 UTC  

December 10, 2020, 12:30-14:00 UTC   The vision for a community of country practitioners working side-by-side to strengthen their health systems and make progress towards universal health coverage (UHC) had its humble roots at a World Health Assembly event in May 2009, when representatives from Ghana, India, Thailand, and Vietnam met to discuss their government-led […]

EventsSeptember 17, 2020

Webinar: Coordinating Multi-sectoral, Multi-level Pandemic Responses

JLN Network Manager

The current COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be devastating for health systems globally. To slow the spread of the virus and to reduce its toll, country leaders must manage strong systems-focused, multi-sectoral coordination, planning, and monitoring. Countries are asking how to create and manage the cross-sectoral teams needed to mount a coordinated response to the […]

NewsAugust 5, 2020

COVID-19 Surfaces New Directions for Old Challenges: Three Lasting Ways to Improve Global Health Procurement

JLN Network Manager

Julia Kaufman, Janeen Madan Keller, Prashant Yadav, and Kalipso Chalkidou co-authored this post, which originally appeared on the Center for Global Development’s website.   Effective and efficient procurement of health products—medicines, diagnostics, and devices—is a critical function of all strong health systems. The pandemic has exacerbated long-standing challenges—as highlighted by a recent CGD Working Group—in […]

NewsJuly 10, 2020

Business as Unusual or Back-to-the-Future: COVID-19 and Healthcare System Integration

Jerry La Forgia

Co-authored by Jerry La Forgia, Kiran Correa, and Madeleine Lambert. This post originally appeared on the Aceso Global website. COVID-19 has upended health systems globally, with uncertain implications for the future of healthcare and beyond. What is certain, however, is that all healthcare systems undoubtedly face a “new normal” in their journey to achieve universal […]

NewsJune 18, 2020

The Vital Role Provider Payment Mechanisms Play in Pandemic Preparedness

Allyson English

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers, health system managers, and frontline providers are working tirelessly to slow the spread of illness, effectively treat those who have been diagnosed, and do what they can to protect broader social systems during lockdown.

EventsMay 22, 2020

Get to Know the NODE

JLN Network Manager
Infographic save the date for June 4, 2020 Get to Know the NODE event  

June 4, 2020 | Virtual

NewsMay 22, 2020

Responding to COVID-19 while Maintaining Essential Health Services

JLN Network Manager
Infographic save the date for June 4, 2020 Get to Know the NODE event  

On May 1, 2020, the Steering Group of the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) approved the launch of a new COVID-19 Network for Open Dialogue and Exchange (NODE) to support countries in accessing, sharing, and discussing COVID-19-related knowledge. This new initiative will expand the network’s ability to respond quickly to countries’ needs […]

NewsMay 8, 2020

The Path Toward UHC May Look Different in Each Country, but the Lessons that Emerge can be Universal

JLN Network Manager

The term “global community” may, at first, seem paradoxical.