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The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is a global leader in practical knowledge of how to implement universal health coverage.
Browse our resource library to find a variety of knowledge products available as global public good that can be adapted and implemented in different contexts.

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Revisiting Health Financing Brochure

November 29, 2019

The Health Financing technical initiative was launched after extensive consultations with JLN member countries and the JLN Steering Group, including during the Annual UHC Financing Forum (April 2016, Washington DC), the 2016 JLN Global Meeting (July 2016, Malaysia), and through multiple JLN Member surveys. The World Bank led a country-by-country consultation was from February to […]

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A Guide to Common Requirements for National Health Insurance Information Systems

November 17, 2019

This document provides an introduction to the development and use of system requirements, that countries can use as a starting point to define, design, and implement information systems to support health insurance programs.

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Using Health Data to Improve Universal Health Coverage: A Companion Guide for Assessing Data Use Maturity

November 17, 2019

This guide is a companion to the Using Health Data to Improve Universal Health Coverage case studies published in December 2018 and serves as a starting point for countries to assess their data use maturity, identify areas of possible improvement, and apply lessons from the case studies to their context.

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Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast

September 26, 2019

A four-part podcast series that introduces listeners to the insights and experiences of global experts who are leading provider payment systems reform around the world.

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Empanelment: A Foundational Component of Primary Health Care

July 19, 2019

This overview introduces what empanelment is, how to do it effectively, and why it delivers benefits to countries on the road to universal health coverage.

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Using Health Data Case Studies

December 10, 2018

Three case studies examining the use of data for chronic disease management, financial management, and claims data utilization to improve universal health coverage.

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Vertical Integration Diagnostic and Readiness Tool

November 15, 2018

The Vertical Integration Diagnostic and Readiness Tool can help leaders in low and middle-income countries to successfully assess and implement vertical integration policies, programs, and pilots by guiding them through reviews of the overall policies, regulatory and institutional environments, the readiness of organizations to launch vertical integration initiatives; and to assess vertical integration practices across the different tiers of a country’s health system.

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Designing Health Benefits Policies: A Country Assessment Guide

September 17, 2018

Designing Health Benefits Policies: A Country Assessment Guide: This jointly produced and piloted assessment guide, developed by the six countries listed above, guides countries in prioritizing and thinking through the complex web of decisions that must be considered when developing, implementing or reforming a benefits package within a comprehensive health benefits policy.

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Measuring the Performance of Primary Health Care: A Practical Guide for Translating Data into Improvement

July 13, 2018

The Measuring the Performance of Primary Health Care toolkit serves as a practical guide to address common measurement challenges faced by countries, to support their collection of more useful data on PHC system performance and effectively use this data to improve performance.

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Regulation of Private Primary Health Care: A Country Assessment Guide

June 22, 2018

This is a jointly produced and piloted assessment guide developed by the six countries listed above. The guide can be used by countries to assess country health regulatory systems, and to better understand challenges and opportunities related to regulating private PHC.