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Domestic Resource Mobilization: Country Strategies to Enhance Health Funding

All recent global financing analyses show significant gaps in funding to meet the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), along with declining donor funding. This situation starkly highlights the need for more domestic resource mobilization (DRM) as well as efficient use of current resources. Attention to DRM is especially urgent during [more…]

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Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) Country Research and Policy

ICAN aims to build country capacity in the generation and use of cost evidence for sustainable and predictable financing for immunization. ICAN’s four member countries – India, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Vietnam – generated evidence to address the challenges at the top of their health and immunization financing agendas. The research summary for each country includes [more…]

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Vertical Integration: Presenting a Diagnostic Tool for Countries Working Toward Health System Integration

Decision-makers face many obstacles along their country’s journey to implement universal health coverage, particularly when trying to better integrate health service delivery across different levels of care. Watch this Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) webinar, organized by the JLN’s Vertical Integration and New Roles for Hospitals learning exchange team, to learn about [more…]

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Using Health Data to Improve Universal Health Coverage Webinar

As more countries prioritize universal health coverage (UHC) policies, governments increasingly rely upon quality data to make informed policy decisions. However, persistent challenges in their data systems constrain progress toward improvements in the access, quality, and affordability of health services. In this Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) webinar, members of the JLN’s [more…]

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High-Performance Health Financing Systems for UHC

Country leaders across the world have identified universal health coverage (UHC) as a critical component for improved health outcomes as well as for their national economies. To continue the political momentum, the Government of Japan added UHC to the G20 Finance Ministers’ agenda. Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit and the G20 Finance Ministers meeting, [more…]

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Leveraging HIV, TB, and Malaria Control Programming to Address NCDs

By 2030, more people in sub-Saharan Africa will be affected by diseases associated with wealth than those associated with poverty. How can we adapt and design our programs to address this imminent need? In multiple countries, MSH is leveraging infectious disease platforms to address the growing burden of NCDs. This webinar highlights experience integrating services [more…]

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Virtual Learning Event: An update from the Performance Based Financing Community of Practice in Africa

This webinar was hosted by the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), and led by partners at PATH and PharmAccess on the Performance Based Financing (PBF) Community of Practice in Africa. Guests from the PBF community of practice shared updates on some of their work and focus areas, with presentations from Nicolas de [more…]

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Pharmaceutical Management Considerations for UHC

This webinar describes the steps needed to tailor pharmaceutical management efforts to meet Universal Health Coverage (UHC) objectives and discussed key challenges in core pharmaceutical system functional areas and the evidence-informed approaches undertaken by the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program. For more information about how pharmaceutical management and systems [more…]

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Quality of Care: An Essential Pillar to Achieve Universal Health Coverage for Women, Children, and Adolescents

This webinar series explores experiences and lessons for improving the quality of care along the continuum of health services that reach women, children, and adolescents. Webinar 1: Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services Photo credit: Glenn Ruga Webinar 2: Établir les Normes pour la Qualité des Soins au Rwanda (also available in English) Photo credit: [more…]

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Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Guidance
Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Resource

Disabilities can exacerbate poverty by increasing the costs incurred by a household for care and treatment, and negatively impacting earnings if the person with a disability is dependent on others for day-to-day support. In turn, living in poverty can increase the likelihood of disability due to hazardous living and working conditions, inadequate access to treatment, [more…]

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