Non-state actors’ participation and contribution in delivering health care is widely acknowledged (WHO). They provide healthcare, produce health products and technologies, train health workers and provide health insurance or other financing mechanisms. Their growing size and importance in the health system, particularly in governing the quality of care, calls for effective engagement.
The theme for World Malaria Day 2017 is “End Malaria for Good.” Achieving this goal has never been closer: according to the World Health Organization, in the past six years alone, there has been a 29 percent reduction in malaria mortality rates and a 21 percent drop in incidence rates worldwide. Eliminating malaria will require […]
In 2003, the Ghanaian government launched one of the most ambitious plans to achieve universal health coverage—the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Since that time, more than 11 million people have enrolled—about 41 percent of the population. However, the NHIS has experienced challenges. To address these issues, the government created a technical committee to review […]
Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Amanda Folsom, Nathaniel Otoo, Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, Chris Lovelace Published: September 22, 2016 Resource Description: More and more countries are implementing complex health systems reforms to achieve universal health coverage. The Joint Learning Network (JLN) is a country-driven network of practitioners and policymakers who together develop knowledge products to bridge the gap between theory and […]