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Financing of Universal Health Coverage and Family Planning: A Multi-Regional Landscape Study and Analysis – Mali

Recognizing that a healthy population promotes economic development, resilience, and strength, many governments have started pursuing a universal health coverage (UHC) agenda. The international community, national governments, and private organizations and individuals are converging on the principle that universal access to family planning is a goal worthy of increased financial investment. Improved access to family […]

In Bangladesh, Dialogue on Stakeholder Roles in Moving Closer to Universal Health Coverage

The movement towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is gaining momentum in Bangladesh—especially following the approval of the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—with a clear mandate for UHC, and strong political commitment from the highest echelon of the government. Key initiatives that testify to this commitment include the Health Care Financing Strategy 2012–2032, Bangladesh Health Workforce Strategy 2015, National Social Security Strategy […]

Le financement de la couverture sanitaire universelle et de la planification familiale: Étude panoramique multirégionale et analyse – Guinée

Reconnaissant qu’une population en bonne santé est favorable au développement économique, à la résilience et à la prospérité, de nombreux gouvernements se sont lancés sur la voie de la couverture sanitaire universelle (CSU). La communauté internationale, les gouvernements nationaux et de nombreuses organisations privées et personnes physiques convergent sur le principe selon lequel l’accès universel […]

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Measuring Progress toward UHC in Ghana: Report on Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Health

Resource Type: Report Authors: Ghana Ministry of Health Published: June 2017 Resource Description: To achieve universal health coverage (UHC), it is important to define, measure, and monitor it at the country level. For this purpose, WHO and World Bank developed a monitoring framework for the three dimensions of UHC: effective coverage of essential services, financial risk protection, […]

Financing of Universal Health Coverage and Family Planning: A Multi-Regional Landscape Study and Analysis – Guinea

Recognizing that a healthy population promotes economic development, resilience, and strength, many governments have started pursuing a universal health coverage (UHC) agenda. The international community, national governments, and private organizations and individuals are converging on the principle that universal access to family planning is a goal worthy of increased financial investment. Improved access to family […]

Le financement de la couverture sanitaire universelle et de la planification familiale: Étude panoramique multirégionale et analyse – Sénégal

Reconnaissant qu’une population en bonne santé est favorable au développement économique, à la résilience et à la prospérité, de nombreux gouvernements se sont lancés sur la voie de la couverture sanitaire universelle (CSU). La communauté internationale, les gouvernements nationaux et de nombreuses organisations privées et personnes physiques convergent sur le principe selon lequel l’accès universel […]

Le financement de la couverture sanitaire universelle et de la planification familiale: Étude panoramique multirégionale et analyse – Togo

Resource Type: Report Authors: Jenna Wright, Karishmah Bhuwanee, Ffyona Patel, Jeanna Holtz, Thierry van Bastelaer, Rena Eichler Published: 1/2017 Resource Description: Reconnaissant qu’une population en bonne santé est favorable au développement économique, à la résilience et à la prospérité, de nombreux gouvernements se sont lancés sur la voie de la couverture sanitaire universelle (CSU). La communauté internationale, les gouvernements […]

Presentation: Expanding Health Coverage for Informal Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, April 5th, on expanding health coverage to informal workers. The webinar presented recent work on efforts to expand health coverage for informal workers in LMICs. In the webinar, panelists from HFG, the International Labor Organization, and Oxfam, presented their work with LMIC stakeholders […]

Expanding Coverage to Informal Workers: A Study of EPCMD Countries’ Efforts to Date

For many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), expanding health coverage to informal workers is one of the most common, yet complex challenges requiring action. Informal workers are, by definition, not provided with legal or social protections through their employment, and are vulnerable to health and economic shocks. They also account for a large percentage of […]

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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