Innovations for Universal Health Coverage
December 12, 2017
Achieving universal health coverage and #HealthforAll will require collective action and innovation.
Law, regulation, and health policy: How do they impact universal health coverage? Improved legal-regulatory conditions might accelerate progress toward universal health coverage. Read the Health System Research blog.
Much like the 26 health ministers who recently signed a declaration committing to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths, policymakers have made impressive commitments for global health. How policymakers act on those commitments will mean the difference between life and death for many and we all playa part in supporting government to move from commitment to action. Read the blog.
Population growth, reproductive health, maternal and child health, and family planning are critical issues that need to be addressed to advance well-being and reduce poverty. See our recommendations to the Malagasy government and its partners to support their efforts in these areas and to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems. (Available in English and French).
See our latest brief summarizing critical considerations and key steps for implementing a single national health insurance scheme in Tanzania—projections that can inform efforts by other countries in the region to implement similar insurance reforms.
Improving health services requires strengthening the policy environment for stewardship, accountability, and transparency. See how government and civil society organizations worked together to develop a discrimination reporting system to protect the human rights of people living with HIV and key populations. Read the article published in the Health and Human Rights Journal.
By better understanding the political, economic, and legal framework surrounding sub-national insurance, policymakers and practitioners can better able to determine if, when, and how the pursuit of such schemes can be successful. See our political economy analysis of the prospects for municipal health insurance schemes in Guatemala.