Action on health systems, for universal health coverage and health security

Strengthening health systems, with a focus on equity and resilience, is crucial for UHC and health security and contributes to wider socioeconomic progress.

On 1 December 2021 a Special Session of the World Health Assembly agreed to launch a global process to draft and negotiate a convention, agreement or other international instrument under the Constitution of the World Health Organization to strengthen pand

All countries can face critical pressures on their health systems but some issues are particularly salient for low- and middle-income countries that are currently or will soon be ‘transitioning’ toward much lower levels of external funding

This guide for health system assessment in fragile, conflict-affected and vulnerable settings is a joint initiative by the UHC2030 Technical Working Group on UHC in Fragile Settings and the UHC2030 Technical Working Group on Health Systems Assessments.

Public Financial Management (PFM) gains greater significance as governments respond to the COVID19 pandemic. This policy note is intended as a primer on why public financial management in the health sector matters in support of universal health coverage.

In all countries, the COVID19 pandemic has created a four-fold challenge: how to control transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus; how to provide care to COVID-infected individuals at

different levels of existing health systems; how to protect essential heal

This statement highlights how the private sector can effectively contribute to UHC and work together with other stakeholders to achieve better health and well-being for all people at all ages.

To assist countries in health policy-making and reform, this framework offers a comprehensive attempt at guiding the collection and analysis of health system data in relation to policy goals and 21st century challenges.