This is the discussion group of the Community of Practice Health Care Financing in Asia. Everyone holding knowledge on health care financing & universal coverage in Asia is welcome: practitioners, policy makers, scholars, students, consultants and of course field practitioners designing innovative schemes.
Bruno Meessen, Raoul Bermejo, Por Ir, Peter Annear & Piya Hanvoravongchai
I have attached the concept note we wrote one year ago to present the Community of Practice strategy. This collaborative project is now in its development stage. Everything is opened to discussion: the domain of knowledge (health care financing in large or result-based financing only?), the geographical coverage...
There is also a concept note describing the objectives, format and so on of the Phnom Penh Forum. It will be shared on this forum very soon.
The Consultant will assist in design and development of policy actions related to Bhutan’s health sector financial sustainability (Output 3), including related reviews and assessments. Policy development for sustainable health financing will be indicatively supported through program actions for (i) increased role of new health financing sources, and (ii) improved capitalization, investment, and management of the Bhutan Health Trust Fund (BHTF). Detailed Tasks and/or Expected OutputThe…Continue
Deadline 10 AprilThe short term consultant will provide overall technical assistance and support in the everyday coordination of all matters related to the Health Financing Unit and the broader HSD programme in Lao PDR. More specifically, the short term consultant post will work as part of the Health Financing Unit (HF) under the supervision of the team leader health systems. The incumbent will provide high level technical assistance to the Lao Government on health financing policy as well as…Continue
The Jakarta Post : Wed, November 21 2012Mustaqim, 44, was waiting for his turn to be examined at the Tebet community health center (puskesmas) in South Jakarta over the weekend. “My eyes hurt and I’ve come to get them checked,” he told The Jakarta Post while taking off his sunglasses to show his sore eyes. The resident of Manggarai Utara said it was nothing serious “but I caught the flu as well”, trying to be as convincing as possible about his poor health.The real reason for his visit to the…Continue
Thanks Renzo for sharing this news. As Raoul wrote in his blog earlier, it is not easy to find funding source for UHC and it may be the EU who is a major obstacle to Philippines' aspiration towards…Continue