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Report Archives - P4H Network
The Kingdom of Thailand Health System Review
Thailand

This document is published under Health System in Transition Reviews (HiTs). It provides a detailed description of Thailand’s health system, and policy and reform developments as well as achievements and remaining challenges.It examines Thailand's health system...

Health Financing Progress Matrix assessment
Ethiopia

This report provides a concise summary of Ethiopia's Health Financing Progress Matrix assessment, identifying strengths and weaknesses in the health financing system, and priority areas of health financing that need to be addressed to drive progress towards Universal...

Making progress towards UHC through health financing reforms
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's Health financing progress matrix report highlights the country’s progress towards Universal Health Care (UHC) through health financing reforms. The report underscores the country's commitment to strengthening pooling mechanisms, advancing provider...

Comparison of health spending in France and Germany
France, Germany

The report by IRDES examines healthcare expenditures in France and Germany, two countries with similar spending levels (over 12% of GDP) despite having distinct healthcare systems. Germany: Pioneered social health insurance, offering universal coverage through a...

Sustainable Healthcare Financing for SDG3 in ASEAN-6
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam

The report by the London School of Economics and Political Science argues for the creation of capacity in (national) budgets that can be used for specific purposes without compromising their financial stability and sustainability in ASEAN-6. The report discusses the...

Technical consultation workshop on primary healthcare financing reforms
Technical consultation workshop on primary healthcare financing reforms
Ethiopia

The document outlines the proceedings and outcomes of a Technical Consultation Workshop on Primary Healthcare Financing Reform held in Ethiopia from August 16th to 18th, 2023. The Ministry of Health of Ethiopia organized it with the Ethiopian Health Insurance Service,...

Financing Solutions for NCDs and Mental Health

This policy brief outlines the NCD Alliance's key priorities for the 2nd Global Dialogue on Sustainable Financing for NCDs and Mental Health (GFD2) organised by the WHO and the World Bank. The GFD2 aims to incorporate NCDs and mental health responses into national...

A new WHO report explores financial protection of people in Tajikistan
A new WHO report explores financial protection of people in Tajikistan
Tajikistan

This four-page summary report from WHO gives a snapshot of financial protection in Tajikistan. It provides facts and figures indicating a high burden from financial hardship when people in Tajikistan use health services and pay out of pocket.  The document,...

To meet the unmet: preparing for health equity challenges in WHO South-East Asia Region
To meet the unmet: preparing for health equity challenges in WHO South-East Asia Region
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste

Health inequity and unmet need are major challenges in achieving UHC and financial protection in the South-East Asia Region. This report documents progresses in addressing health inequities with a focus on multiple manifests of vulnerabilities and multiple components...

Understanding pandemic financing and learning from other experiences

The discussion paper, prepared for a Geneva workshop, examines pandemic financing challenges, explores spending capacities of countries, and analyses financing mechanisms from global regimes, including lessons from the Global Fund. This discussion paper was crafted in...

OECD Report on fiscal sustainability of health systems

How to Finance More Resilient Health Systems When Money Is Tight? Addressing economic challenges, the publication proposes transformative policies and improved budgetary governance for resilient health systems, aiming at fiscal sustainability. Finding sufficient funds...

Pooling Reforms to Strengthen Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage
Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Colombia, Thailand

This LHSS brief focuses on how pooling arrangements—the way countries combine funding from different sources to spread the financial risk of needing to pay for health services—can be improved to accelerate progress toward UHC.The policy brief synthesizes the existing...