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Pooling Archives - P4H Network
WHO report on strengthening primary health care financing in Kyrgyzstan
WHO report on strengthening primary health care financing in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan

WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Financing has published a report titled "Strengthening primary health care financing: policy considerations for Kyrgyzstan" in September 2023. The report describes how primary health care (PHC) is organized and financed in...

AMU-Burkina: Pilot phase reviewed by stakeholders
AMU-Burkina: Pilot phase reviewed by stakeholders
Burkina Faso

From July 25 to 27, 2023, those involved in implementing the pilot phase of Universal Health Insurance (UHI). The meeting provided an opportunity to take stock of two years of implementation, and to make objective recommendations for the large-scale operationalization...

National strategy for financing free health care in Niger
Niger

This strategy, based on linking the FBR to free healthcare and stimulating demand for healthcare through the FBR Communautaire, has been drawn up to guide the Nigerien government and its partners on strategic and harmonized implementation methods.

Mapping health financing in Niger
Niger

The Republic of Niger joined the GFF in July 2019. The Nigerien government welcomed this partnership as an opportunity to improve the cost-effectiveness and equity of healthcare spending (both public and external) by aligning it with national priorities centered on...

Is Health Financing Gender Biased?
Is Health Financing Gender Biased?

We take for granted the way health programs are financed—and often forget that there are biases in financing functions that undermine equitable access to health care. For instance, through gender advances, women now decide on contraceptive use and childbearing. Yet...

Ministerial decree on health theme groups in Guinea
Guinea

As part of the implementation of the National Health Development Plan, eight (08) thematic groups have been set up, with their terms of reference and composition set out in a ministerial order to be issued in March 2019.

Functioning of the Health Economics Unit in Senegal
Senegal

The Cellule d'économie de la santé (CES) was set up to monitor the implementation of the national health financing strategy and to strengthen analyses in the field of health economics in order to propose strategies and interventions to take these issues into account...

PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region
PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste

On 22 January 2024, PMAC side meeting – financing of primary health care in Southeast Asia Region was held in Bangkok, Thailand. This event was co-organized by WHO South-East Asia Region, Chulalongkorn University, and Mahidol University. In this side meeting, P4H...

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...

Kenya: High Court suspends implementation of Social Health Insurance Act
Kenya: High Court suspends implementation of Social Health Insurance Act
Kenya

Putting a halt to the government's plans, Kenya's High Court suspended the planned implementation of the Social Health Insurance Act 2023 by the Ministry of Health until February 2024.In a brief ruling rendered by Justice Chacha Mwita on Monday, November 27, 2023,...