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OIG audit: Integration of HIV and TB treatment into Viet Nam’s national health insurance scheme presents challenges and risks

17 Sep 2018
OIG applauds significant progress made by Viet Nam in program impact, financial management, internal controls, governance and assurance mechanisms

Treatment for HIV and TB is being integrated into Viet Nam’s national health insurance scheme as part of the government’s commitment to achieving universal health coverage (UHC).

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Global health leaders discuss ‘ending’ AIDS in context of universal health coverage

21 Aug 2018
Special session at AIDS 2018 brings together Dr Tedros, Peter Sands, and country ministers

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Peter Sands calls for increases in funding from implementing countries and for health’s share of ODA

31 Jul 2018
Global Fund Executive Director says resilient health systems must be funded domestically

“It is a false dichotomy to have a tension between Universal Health Care or ‘ending the epidemic’,” said Global Fund Executive Director Peter Sands at the 22nd International AIDS conference, where scores of formal and thousands of informal discussions focused on the need to integrate HIV testing, care and treatment into the broader global health agenda.

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India plans to transition away from Global Fund support over the next nine years

7 Mar 2018
Some transition measures have already been adopted
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“Business as usual” approach to achieving Universal Health Coverage must change, CSOs state

13 Dec 2017
“Countries depend on unacceptable levels of out-of-pocket spending”

While some countries are making progress in achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), very few countries appear to dedicate a sufficient share of government funding for health from domestic resources. They continue to depend on unacceptable levels of out-of-pocket spending, in addition to fragmented and volatile donor funding.

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Partners launch framework for action on UHC in Africa

5 Sep 2016
World Bank and Global Fund commit funding

According to news releases from the World Bank and the Global Fund (here and

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