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Publisher:  StopAIDS , CSSN, PITCH, AIDSFONDS, Frontline AIDS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands)


A civil society discussion paper on key trends and principles for evolution.

“The aim of this paper is to serve as a catalyst for discussion within civil society on how, drawing on lessons from the global HIV response, the global health architecture of the Universal  Health Coverage (UHC) era should evolve and how it should be governed so that it best addresses the interests of end-users. The paper celebrates the growing momentum of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and UHC movements and situates itself within the larger discourse around health, HIV, development, and aid. With a focus on what we call the ‘global health
architecture’, we consider top-line political trends affecting global health and suggest key principles to consider as the architecture adapts to a changing world. “



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Publisher: GFAN

Civil Society Advocacy for Sustainable Financing for Health Sustainable Health Financing Advocacy

Concept Note: As a broad framework, Sustainable health financing advocacy (SHFa) encompasses advocacy across multiple health priorities and in multiple health financing contexts. This unified framework for action can help advocates align efforts, understand the interlinkages and potential synergies for collaboration, and  avoid silos in our work.


Download the Full Report here .

Download the Executive Summary here . 

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Publisher: World Health Organization

Universal health coverage will bring about greater access to medical products, but we must ensure that those products are quality-assured, safe and effective so that they do what they are supposed to do – prevent illness and improve people’s health. That is why today’s launch of WHO’s five-year plan ‘Delivering Quality-assured Medical Products for All 2019–2023’ is important.

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Publisher: Aidsfonds

New research conducted by Aidsfonds, Frontline AIDS, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in Indonesia, Kenya, Uganda and Ukraine reveals opportunities but also major areas of concern as countries move towards UHC, while at the same time transitioning from international to domestic funding for HIV programmes.

This research shows that by pushing for active and meaningful involvement in UHC at a country level, civil society can bring the learnings of the past four decades of responding to HIV to help shape a vision for a rights-based, person-centred UHC that, if implemented, leaves no one behind.

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Publisher:  Global Conference on Primary Health Care  (WHO and UNICEF)

Global Conference on Primary Health Care:
From Alma-Ata towards universal health coverage  and the Sustainable Development Goals
Astana, Kazakhstan, 25 and 26 October 2018

The Declaration Envisions: 

Governments and societies that prioritize, promote and protect people’s health and
well-being, at both population and individual levels, through strong health systems;

Primary health care and health services that are high quality, safe, comprehensive,

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Publisher: The Lancet  

A systematic analysis of amenable deaths in 137 countries:  Universal health coverage has been proposed as a strategy to improve health in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, this is contingent on the provision of good-quality health care. We estimate the excess mortality for conditions targeted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) that are amenable to health care and the portion of this excess mortality due to poor-quality care in 137 LMICs, in which excess mortality refers to deaths that could have been averted in settings with strong health systems.


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