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Health Priority Setting: A Practitioner’s Handbook

February 27, 2020

Regardless of their country’s income level, decision-makers are forced to choose where and how best to spend their health budgets. Health Priority Setting: A Practitioner’s Handbook provides practical guidance for low-and middle-income countries on how to use data and evidence when allocating resources in the health sector to help achieve their health priorities. Co-produced by the […]

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Resource Guide for Measuring Health System Efficiency in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

As more countries aim to implement universal health coverage (UHC), leaders will face challenging decisions from scarce resources. In addition to increasing health sector allocations, improving health system efficiency will be critical to their journeys to achieve UHC. Measuring Health System Efficiency in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Resource Guide introduces the concepts and principles of […]

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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

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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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.