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ThinkWell Presented at the 6th PhilHealth Research Forum

29 November 2022

Members of our ThinkWell team in the Philippines presented at the 6th PhilHealth STUDIES Forum held on November 9, 2022 at the Philippine International Convention Center. The theme of this year’s forum was “Health Financing in Post-Pandemic Times: Exploring New Theories and Practices to Advance Universal Health Coverage (UHC).” Dr. Pura Angela “Peewee” Co and […]

ThinkWell presenting at ICFP 2022

11 November 2022

DECEMBER 2022 UPDATE Two of the posters that Technical Advisor Geminn Apostol presented were honored with best poster awards at the conference. Click the links below to find the posters: Mapping the Complex and Multiple Financing Roles and Expenditure Flows for Family Planning (FP) in the Philippines: A nationwide study from 2018-2019 Challenges to Achieving […]

ThinkWell at HSR2022

10 January 2023

In November, twelve members of the ThinkWell team participated in person and remotely in the Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2022). The symposium provided a forum for experts to discuss strategies and practices that will help combat global health challenges, a marketplace to showcase the latest relevant research, and a platform to connect […]

HSR 2022 Satellite Session: Ends and Means in Health Reform & Debunking Myths of Contributory Social Health Insurance

03 October 2022

Along with R4D, SPARC, World Health Organization, and the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Programme, ThinkWell will be hosting a two-day hybrid satellite session. One session will be held on October 31st from 8 am-4 pm (GMT –5), while another will take place on November 1st from 8 am-4 pm (GMT-5). Objectives of reform are often conflated […]

Dr. Hasbullah Thabrany Attends G20 Panel

30 September 2022

Written by Tara Grier This month, ThinkWell’s Dr. Hasbullah Thabrany attended the Health 20 (H20) conference, a component of the G20 platform activities. Dr. Hasbullah has been an integral part of global health advancement for decades now. After receiving degrees from Universitas Indonesia and the University of California, Dr. Hasbullah went on to serve as […]

Joy Walubita Featured in New WHO and UNFPA’s Learning by Sharing Portal

15 July 2022

“There is no universal health without sexual and reproductive health”  The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Population Fund are launching a Sexual and Reproductive Health and Universal Health Coverage Learning by Sharing Portal (SRH-UHC-LSP). The SRH-UHC LSP, launching on July 19, is a global resource that will feature national-level stories with a […]

How Integration Can Lead to Greater Coverage for Cancer Care

13 June 2022

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Despite this fact, the lack of access to resources can make it deadly. 90% of deaths attributed to cervical cancer are a result of inaccessibility to necessary resources, treatment, and screening.   Francophone Africa is one of many areas that struggles with this issue and […]

Helping researchers to cost immunization campaigns through methodological guidance

24 May 2022

Immunization campaigns are a vital delivery strategy to improve coverage and decrease morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases. Campaigns are used frequently to administer a variety of lifesaving vaccines such as measles, cholera, yellow fever, and Covid-19. Immunization campaigns require significant resources over a short period of time. Inadequate funding can decrease a campaign’s effectiveness, […]

What’s on the Table? Rapid Landscape Review of Challenges to Successful Engagement of Private Family Planning Providers in Public Purchasing Schemes

19 May 2022

This piece originally appeared on MOMENTUM, USAID here. MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery is supporting and strengthening private sector providers’ capacity to sustainably integrate and participate in public purchasing programs, including for family planning services. Led by ThinkWell, MOMENTUM has conducted a rapid landscape review that identifies the common barriers for private providers when engaging in […]

Universal health coverage: how public and private stakeholders can get us there faster

04 May 2022

“To achieve and sustain access to quality primary health care services for all consumers, our health system needs to engage, optimize, and mobilize both the public and private sectors to provide primary health care services.”  —Kenneth Ronquillo, Assistant Secretary Department of Health Our team in the Philippines held a forum that brought together public and […]

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