Actions in Health Policy

  • Review and completion of the legal framework of health insurance

    Start activities
    24-04-2023
    End activities
    17/07/2023
    Code
    2023-09
    Description
    In the course of this single-activity Action, a proposal for a complete revision of the Health Insurance Law has been prepared by using an incremental and highly participatory approach involving SOCIEUX+ mobilized experts from Luxembourg and Portugal and the members the multi-stakeholder working group, established for that purpose by the Ministry of Health of Kosovo* with the support of the World Bank. As result, provisions of the final draft of revised law are built on a large consensus. The reform proposal particularly looks at ways to extend health coverage to unprotected and uninsured individuals. The adoption of the revised text of now follows the legislative process of approval by the Cabinet of Ministers and the Parliament.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Health
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development Institutional capacity buildin
  • The role of a national health insurance institution in ensuring quality of services

    Start activities
    1-10-2019
    End activities
    4-10-2019
    Code
    2018-11
    Description
    The Action contributed to an increased understanding among relevant stakeholders and the National Health Insurance Board’s (NHIB) staff on the need for having a clearly defined benefit package included in health insurance, on the functions of a health insurance management agencies, and on their role in ensuring quality of healthcare services. Mobilized experts from Estonia, France, Hungary and Italy have also addressed the institutional, administrative and technical aspects required to hand over the management of the formal sector health insurance schemes to the NHIB in line with the national policy and regulations.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Health
    Type of Assistance
    Legislative & regulatory framework development
  • Support to the “International Forum on Health Coverage in the Conférence Interafricaine de la Prévoyance Sociale Area (CIPRES)”

    Start activities
    Aug-17
    End activities
    Aug-17
    Code
    2017-19
    Description
    Le Forum International sur la couverture maladie dans la zone CIPRES permet de déterminer les modalités et les conditions pour la mise en place et la gestion d?une couverture maladie efficace des popu
    Partner Institution
    Inter-African Conference on Social Welfare [Conférence Interafricaine de la Prévoyance Sociale]
    Type of Assistance
     International events (awareness raising)
  • Development of a national social health insurance system

    Start activities
    29/01/2018
    End activities
    15/07/2018
    Code
    2017-18
    Description
    To enable access to care that is equitable, appropriate and geared towards healthy living, recovery and or rehabilitation to ensure increased productive activity and quality of life.
    Partner Institution
    Ministry of Health and Wellness
    Type of Assistance
    Institutional (Regulatory & Policy)