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Targeting the Poor for UHC Program Inclusion: Exploring a More Effective Pro-poor Targeting Approach

Resource Type: Brief Authors:  Hossain Zillur Rahman Published: May 2018 Resource Description: This brief highlights the learnings and recommendations from the review in order to improve operationally effective targeting approaches for universal health coverage-related programs in Bangladesh.  

Targeting the poor for universal health coverage (UHC) program inclusion: Exploring a more effective pro-poor targeting strategy for Bangladesh

Photo: from left, Mursaleena Islam, Country Manager, USAID’s HFG Project, Bangladesh; Sukumar Sarker, Senior Technical and Policy Advisor, Office of Population, Health, Nutrition & Education, USAID/ Bangladesh; Akhter Ahmed, Country Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC); Professor Shamsul Alam, Senior Secretary, General Economic […]

Strategic Communication for Universal Health Coverage Practical Guide and Planning Tool

The Strategic Communication for Universal Health Coverage Practical Guide and Planning Tool equips UHC and health policy champions and implementers with actionable guidance on how to develop a comprehensive strategic communication plan tailored to different stakeholder groups to achieve a specific UHC objective. Realizing UHC requires deliberate, tailored communication strategies that increase engagement and knowledge, […]

Webinar | Using Strategic Communication to Advance Universal Health Coverage

How can health system practitioners effectively communicate to advance UHC? Realizing UHC will require deliberate, tailored communication strategies that effectively engage and improve knowledge of and create buy-in for change among a diverse group of stakeholders – including political leaders, health care purchasers, providers, patients, suppliers, and civil society groups. Watch as USAID’s Health Finance […]

Annapurna Pariwar Community/Mutual Health Insurance Program: A Case Study in Maharashtra India.

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objectives of this case study is to understand the genesis and key features of Annapurna Pariwar’s health insurance scheme, design features, and financial/operational performance; outline risk management strategies; determine how the program addresses the outpatient health care needs […]

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 […]

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