Health Systems Assessment Session 1: Introduction to Health System Assessment | Dr. Winnie Yip

Overview Conducting evidence-based health system diagnosis is critical for designing health reforms. How well a health system performs is assessed by how well it has achieved its end goals and intermediate outcomes. This session will present the conceptual framework and the systematic process to conduct such health system assessment and diagnosis. This is the first session in a series about Health System Assessment, and will lay the foundation for the…

Financing and Providing Basic Healthcare to Two Billion People in Low-and Lower-Income Countries for UHC

Leading up to the 2021 International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Congress, we hosted “Financing and Providing Basic Healthcare to Two Billion People in Low-and Lower-Income Countries For UHC” as a pre-Congress session on July 9, 2021 from 8-10am EDT. Background In recent years, most nations have embraced the noble goal of universal health coverage (UHC), but unfortunately, the world has not yet identified a way around the key barrier to…

Webinar: Introduction to Political Analysis for Health Reform (Featuring Dr. Michael Reich)

Overview  This webinar introduces basic ideas of political analysis and political strategies, using examples about the politics of moving toward universal health coverage, and is presented by Prof. Michael R. Reich, Takemi Research Professor of International Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Health system strengthening and the adoption of universal health coverage are both profoundly political processes. As stressed in the Flagship Approach to Health Reform, astute…

Webinar: Health Systems Diagnosis (Featuring Dr. Winnie Yip)

Overview  Conducting evidence-based health system diagnosis is critical for designing health reforms. How well a health system performs is assessed by how well it has achieved its end goals and intermediate outcomes. This webinar, conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present the conceptual framework and the systematic process to conduct such health systems diagnosis. Rooted in the Control Knob Framework and drawing on practical examples…

Webinar: Policy and Health Systems Response to COVID-19

As Principal Investigator on India Health Systems Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr. Yip was invited by the India Research Center Mumbai of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to discuss the lessons learned from how various global health systems have responded to the pandemic. Dr. Yip emphasized the need for greater investment in health care delivered by the private sector in India while…