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Leveraging strategic health financing for Universal Health Coverage


Project summary

The intervention will focus on Universal Health Coverage in Uganda following a Rights Based Approach. It will support result based financing as a key strategy to improve provision of quality services, efficiency and equity in recourse allocation and as a first step towards a third-payment system of a public health insurance system. Attention for patients’ rights and protection will be included. In this way the intervention will contribute to modelling a sustainable health insurance scheme and organization in Uganda, through support field to Districts and Health Facilities in the Rwenzori, West Nile regions and Acholi sub-region in Uganda, as well as a strategic support to the RBF unit at the ministry’s level. The intervention will provide direct support in the area of emergency response in order to strengthen the referral system, and in the area of sexual and reproductive health services and rights to strengthen demand and access, in particular for adolescents and in the area of family planning.

Code UGA20003
Start date 17 May 2021
End date 17 August 2024
Stage Execution
Donor Belgium
Sector 12110 Health policy and administrative management
Budget 4 000 000.00 €

General objective

Contribute to Universal Health Coverage in Uganda following a Rights Based Approach.

Specific objective

Build the capacities of the Ugandan health system in order to roll-out a Strategic Purchasing mechanism for Public and PNFP Health Services, with a particular focus on women, children and other vulnerable groups.


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