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The Costing Manual developed by the Costing Collaborative members is the first costing-specific resource that bridges costing theory — what you should do — with practical, step by step guidance on what you can do to address multiple challenges related to costing for provider payment in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The Manual takes traditional...Read More
In this report, WHO outlines how countries can modify their financing systems to move more quickly towards universal coverage and to sustain those achievements. The report synthesizes new research and lessons learned from experience into a set of possible actions that countries at all stages of development can consider and adapt to their own needs. It suggests ways the international...Read More
Through collaborative learning, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) Primary Health Care Initiative (PHC) focuses on improving alignment between universal health coverage (UHC) and PHC goals. The Initiative was launched at a workshop in Accra, Ghana in late 2013, where members of the JLN gathered to discuss challenges and solutions regarding...Read More
Sabrina Rasheed is an Associate Scientist, working at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). She is a nutritionist specializing in maternal and child nutrition. During the past 12 years, her work has focused on community nutrition, health equity, and...Read More
THE plan to have all residents of Lagos State covered by a contributory and compulsory health insurance scheme has gained the unanimous approval of the State House of Assembly. Besides having all residents covered by health insurance, the scheme is pro-poor, with particular reference to free healthcare for all retirees, disabled, indigent and disadvantaged population in Lagos...Read