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ThinkWell convenes 60 stakeholders to share COVID-19 vaccine delivery costing study results in Uganda

29 January 2024

Last week, ThinkWell convened a dissemination event on the COVID-19 vaccine delivery costing study in Kampala, Uganda, that was conducted in collaboration with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Ndejje University. The event was attended by 60 stakeholders including the World Bank, Uganda Healthcare Federation, representatives from the private sector and health care providers, the […]

Purchasing Integrated Health Services from Health Care Provider Networks: Early insights from the Philippines

20 November 2023

On December 7, 2023, we explored how the Philippines is reforming its health financing to purchase integrated health services from networks of providers. Watch the recording Integration of care is defined by the World Health Organization as a means “to ensure everybody has access to a continuum of care that is responsive, coordinated and in […]

USAID Health Financing Activity at InaHEA 2023 Scientific Meeting

19 October 2023

As a partner of the Indonesia Health Economics Association (InaHEA), ThinkWell is excited to showcase its achievements in the last year at the 8th Biennial InaHEA Scientific Meeting. Our USAID Health Financing Activity (HFA) is one of our most influential projects in Indonesia and will be featured in several topic areas. HFA is a five-year […]

Kenya’s new social health insurance bill: What, why, and how?

25 September 2023

One month ago, the Government of Kenya released four new health bills to accelerate progress towards the goal of universal health coverage. If passed, the bills will set in motion far-reaching reforms to how health services are financed and delivered in Kenya. Among these bills is the Social Health Insurance Bill, which proposes extending health […]

Moving Towards Universal Health Care Through Stronger Subnational Health Systems: Lessons from Western Visayas Regional Summit

21 September 2023

By Kristan Jela Tambio, Helena Lagon Alvior, Pura Angela Co, Maria Eufemia Yap, Mary Camille Samson, and Rosario Dizon As the Philippines continues its progress towards fully implementing its Universal Health Care (UHC) Law (RA 11223), it is crucial to harness ground-level insights and best practices that can be shared across the different provinces and […]

ThinkWell organizes meeting on financing arrangements for medical supplies in Kenya

02 August 2023

By Boniface Mbuthia, Janet Keru, Geredine Kandie, Felix Murira, and Anne Musuva The availability of essential medicines and supplies is critical for accelerating progress towards universal health coverage (UHC). Since Kenya embraced devolution in 2013, its 47 newly formed county governments have become responsible for allocating financial resources for health supplies on behalf of public […]

ThinkWell at the 2023 IHEA Congress

17 May 2023

The IHEA congress is an international convention of health systems experts to discuss the latest data, methodologies, findings, and tools in the pursuit of improving health care around the globe. It will take place in both buildings of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Below you can find an agenda of all of the […]

Register for ThinkWell’s IHEA Pre-Congresses

01 May 2023

The 15th IHEA World Congress on Health Economics will be held July 9-12, 2023, in Cape Town, South Africa, and our teams are prepping for our biggest attendance yet. Our projects will be featured in five pre-congress sessions all listed below, all of which are available for FREE virtual attendance. The IHEA Congress is an […]

Financing health facilities directly: What is all the fuss about?

02 May 2023

On June 1, 2023, at 9:00 AM-EST, ThinkWell hosted the third installment of the Counterpoint webinar series titled “Financing health facilities directly: What is all the fuss about?” During this webinar, we explored the topic of financing health facilities directly. Watch the recording There is a growing consensus that granting health facilities in the public sector […]