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Documents - P4H Network

The many documents available on the P4H Network’s digital platform reflect the network’s scope of work. The majority of documents are primary source materials created by country nationals or resources produced by organizations working in social health protection (SHP) and/or health financing (HF).

The collection provides information on SHP and/or HF reforms and universal health coverage processes from around the world as well as topical analysis and research.

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COVID-19 purchasing adjustments: Insights from 8 middle-income countries

Armenia, Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines, Ukraine, Romania, Ghana

Journal of Health Policy and Planning (Oxford University Press) article examines COVID-19's impact on health purchasing in eight middle-income countries, revealing adjustments in benefit packages and payment methods amid financing challenges and concerns about...

Health financing policies during the COVID-19 pandemic and implications for universal health care

Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Mexico, Nigeria, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Vietnam

A research paper published in the December 2023 Issue of the Lancet Global Health on how 15 countries responded to the COVID-19 pandemic through their health financing policies. The paper has been co-authored by Aungsumalee Pholpark, Community Facilitator for the Asia...

Nigeria health financing policy and strategy 2017


A stronger national health financing system provides a stronger foundation for the broader health system.  Health financing thus serves as pivot upon which other health system building blocks revolve and rest. Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) and all the...