It could eliminate food insecurity for 50 million people in West Africa. Read more on our work in the region.
HP+ contributes to optimizing health resources and fostering more equitable, sustainable, rights-based health services, supplies, and delivery systems.
Two HP+ colleagues recount their experience at the 5th African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA) Conference in Accra, Ghana. There, hundreds gathered to discuss if and how securing primary healthcare could be the foundation for making progress on universal health coverage in Africa.
Earlier this year, a resource mobilization plan, developed with technical support from Health Policy Plus (HP+), enabled the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to secure $809,000 from the government to fund health insurance for 25,000 indigent persons in 2019.
Cambodia's Prime Minister approved a resolution directing operational funding for HIV response and other key advancements, notably the eligibility of all people living with HIV to receive a Health Equity Card and recognition of the important role played by civil society organizations.
This International Women's Day we're working to guarantee women's right to respectful maternity care and to ensure all women and children have the same chance at a healthy life, regardless of where they are born. See our stories from India and Nepal.
In October 2018, the Government of Nepal adopted the Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Act of Nepal. The legislation marks the first time that respectful maternity care has been included in national legislation.