MENU
Thinkwell

Thoughts & Opinions

Improving maternal and newborn health services through strategic purchasing

09 May 2023

In October 2022, the Strategic Health Purchasing Pilot for Maternal and Newborn Health Services (“the pilot”) launched in Serang District of Indonesia. The pilot is a collaborative effort from the Ministry of Health and Indonesia’s Health Insurance Agency (BPJSK) to improve the way that maternal and newborn health services are paid for under the country’s […]

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. Not only will we be hosting and co-hosting four organized sessions, prior to the main congress, our projects will be featured in four pre-congress sessions all […]

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

02 May 2023

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

ThinkWell Founder and CEO Yogesh Rajkotia steps down, celebrates new chapter for organization under incoming CEO Dai Hozumi

01 March 2023

WASHINGTON, DC, March 1, 2023―ThinkWell, a leading a global health organization dedicated to improving health systems in low- and middle-income countries, announced today that Yogesh Rajkotia, the organization’s founder and CEO, will be stepping down from his role as CEO after 11 years to become Chairman of the Board. Rajkotia has appointed Dai Hozumi, an […]

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 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 […]