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Presentation: Engaging Non-State Actors in Governing Health – the Key to Improving Quality of Care?

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and the Joint Learning Network hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, May 3rd, on engaging non-state actors in governing quality of care. The webinar presented in-country examples of private sector contributions in governing health quality — providing technical inputs on policy development, monitoring health service delivery, and promoting accountability […]

Brechas financieras en la respuesta nacional al VIH y SIDA

Resource Type: Publicación Authors: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali y Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: El Plan Estratégico Nacional (PEN) para la Respuesta Nacional al VIH y el SIDA fue elaborado en 2014 con un horizonte temporal 2015-2018. El PEN se organiza alrededor de cuatro Ejes Estratégicos y 46 subcategorías. La Medición del Gasto […]

Caso de Inversión para una Respuesta Acelerada contra la Epidemia del VIH en la República Dominicana

Resource Type: Publicación Authors: Adebiyi Adesina y Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: Estos resultados demuestran que una “Acción Acelerada” de implementación de las metas de 90-90-90 es la opción más costo-efectiva si su enfoque se acelera para alcanzar cobertura universal en las poblaciones clave. La acción acelerada podrá reducir la mortalidad por VIH en […]

Presentation: Human Development Challenges in Southern Africa – What is the Bank doing?

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and Abt Associates hosted a briefing on Wednesday, April 26th, featuring the World Bank’s Paolo Belli, Program Leader for Human Development in the Southern Africa Country Management Unit. Dr. Belli presented on the main challenges in human development in the Southern Africa subregion, specifically: poverty, inequality, youth unemployment, […]

Landscape of Prepaid Health Schemes in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s Health Care Financing Strategy (HCFS) identifies three target populations: the poor (below the poverty line – BPL); the informal sector; and the formal sector. These three type populations are to be covered using different approaches. For the BPL, a government scheme known as Shasthyo Shuroksha Karmasuchi (SSK) has achieved much progress to begin its […]

Government of Indonesia Participates in multiple learning exchanges during the UHC Forum in Washington, DC in April 2017

JLN Decentralization Event in Washington, DC April 2017: A half-day learning exchange was hosted by the JLN Health Financing Revisited Initiative (facilitated by the World Bank) and the Provider Payment Mechanisms Initiative (facilitated by R4D) on April 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. as a side event of the Annual UHC Financing Forum.  As Indonesia continues […]

Bangladesh NGO Provider-Based Prepayment Schemes Feasibility Analysis

Bangladesh’s Health Care Financing Strategy (HCFS) identifies three target populations: the poor (below the poverty line – BPL); the informal sector; and the formal sector. These three type populations are to be covered using different approaches. For the BPL, a government scheme known as Shasthyo Shuroksha Karmasuchi (SSK) has achieved much progress to begin its […]

Role of Health Insurance in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

JLN Learning Exchange on Strategic Health Purchasing in Decentralized Contexts for Indonesia

Resource Type: Report Authors: The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage Published: April 2017 Resource Description: As countries move toward universal health coverage (UHC), they are faced with the ongoing challenge of generating sufficient resources to provide access to necessary health services with financial protection and ensuring total expenditures are fiscally sustainable. Indonesia’s national health insurance system, […]

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