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What We Do

The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN) is an innovative, country-driven network of practitioners and policymakers from around the globe who co-develop global knowledge products that help bridge the gap between theory and practice to extend health coverage to more than 3 billion people.

All of our activities are prioritized, shaped, led, and co-facilitated by JLN member countries. Using a unique joint learning approach – that includes a combination of multilateral workshops, country learning exchanges, and virtual dialogue – JLN members build on real experience to produce and experiment with new ideas and tools to implement universal health coverage.

Technical Initiatives

The network’s country members set the learning agenda and identify universal health coverage priorities across five technical initiatives. Click on the icons above to learn more about the JLN’s technical initiatives.

About the Joint Learning Approach

The network’s joint learning approach is grounded in expert facilitation that helps countries:

Identify and frame priority issues.

Systematically assess technical and organizational needs.
Exchange ideas with countries on shared challenges.
Co-develop tools for designing reforms for UHC.
Adapt the tools to their context to implement reforms.

History of the JLN

The JLN launched in 2009 with six founding members, Ghana, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the support of global partners. Since then, the network has continued to grow.

Get Involved


  • become a member
  • participate in learning activities
  • access existing knowledge products

Learn more about the benefits of membership in the JLN.


  • Support a collaborative or learning exchange
  • Help countries adapt or implement UHC knowledge
  • Support the JLN Steering Group and network activities

Contact the Network Manager to learn more about how you can partner with the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage.