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NEWS January 4, 2024

JLN: At the Forefront of UHC in the Post-Pandemic Era

JLN Network Manager

Rahul S Reddy Kadarpeta and Mahlet Gizaw As we transition into 2024, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) stands as a formidable force in global health, catalyzing substantial progress toward the overarching goal of health for all, with an unwavering commitment to inclusivity. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of building robust and resilient health systems […]

NEWS September 29, 2023

Transforming Primary Health Care: Showcasing Examples of Primary Care Networks

JLN Network Manager

Authors:  Mahlet Gizaw, Amanda Folsom, Luis Gabriel Bernal Pulido   Additional contributions to this blog were made by Alberta Adjebeng Biritwum-Nyarko, Linda A. Vanotoo, Martin Lutalo, and Marelize Gorgens.   As countries work to achieve universal health coverage by improving access to and utilization of essential health services for their populations, many are undertaking health system transformations […]

NEWS March 30, 2023

Sustainable Health Financing for Primary Health Care: From Evidence to Practice Event

JLN Network Manager

An aim of the Reimagining PHC Collaborative is to bring practical and innovative approaches financing primary health care. This event is the first step in the process and aims to build a collective understanding of what constitutes health financing, the various pillars of health financing, and their interconnectedness. The session will be an entry point for ongoing conversations innovating in health financing for PHC, and the different approaches and applications of reforms. At this event, we will reflect on the key findings of the Lancet Commission with lead author, Professor Kara Hanson of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Ajay Tandon, Lead Economist at the World Bank, will offer further perspective on the Commission’s implications, followed by reflections from Erno Harzheim, former Vice-Minister for PHC, Ministry of Health Brazil. Finally, the event will feature a vibrant panel discussion with our speakers and country policymakers: Dr Davis Johnraj, Senior Officer in the National Health Financing Section of the Planning Division in Ministry of Health Malaysia, Dr Peter Yeboah, Executive Director of Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) and CHAG’s Deputy Executive Director, Dr James Duah.

NEWS March 1, 2023

Can rehabilitation be integrated into primary health care?

JLN Network Manager

Through funding from the Leahy War Victims Fund (LWVF) and partnership with USAID’s Inclusive Development Hub, the Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (Accelerator) partnered with the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) to facilitate a peer-learning virtual roundtable series on rehabilitation in PHC.
Between November 2022 and January 2023, a total of 53 participants from ministries of health, service delivery settings, non-governmental organizations, and universities in 18 countries came together to share their experiences integrating rehabilitation in health systems and PHC, and to co-develop a cross-country learning agenda.


Making explicit choices on the path to UHC – the JLN Health Benefits Package Revision Guide

JLN Network Manager

After 3 years of co-production work practitioners and policy makers from 14 JLN countries commemorate UHC Day bringing to you a brand-new knowledge product on Revision of Health Benefits Packages. To join this event RSVP to [email protected].