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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 […]

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 […]

Is primary health care financing in Kenya in jeopardy?

20 September 2023

By Anne Musuva, Country Director, ThinkWell Kenya Much has been written about the inadequate or delayed flow of funds to frontline providers and its contribution to poor service delivery. The Lancet Global Health Commission on financing primary health care notes that because of insufficient public spending in many places, primary health care is not fully […]

Expanding Universal Health Coverage from the Ground Up

13 December 2016

Stefan Nachuk takes a look back at lessons learned from the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN). Learn why facilitators are the “secret sauce” and see what’s next for JLN. Read the full post at The Lancet Global Health Blog.

ThinkWell’s CEO Speaks at Africa Forum on Universal Health Coverage

10 September 2014

Yogesh Rajkotia, ThinkWell’s Founder and CEO, spoke at the 2014 Africa Forum on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in December in Addis Ababa. The event was hosted by the Korean International Cooperation Agency. Over 90 countries have endorsed the United Nations resolution on UHC. Dr. Rajkotia’s presentation discussed health financing trends that have emerged from countries’ drive […]

How Korea is Doing Development Differently

08 September 2014

This past December, I spoke at the Korea Foundation for International Healthcare’s (KOFIH’s) 2014 International Forum on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Addis Ababa. I also had the opportunity to deliver a keynote speech at KOFIH’s 7 year anniversary celebration in Seoul in 2013. I spend a lot of time at various international conferences and knowledge […]