Many countries in the region and around the world, have shown that it is possible to extend financial health protection in low and middle income settings, despite limited fiscal resources. These experiences serve as examples to understand and highlight some of the factors indispensable for such achievements and to leave no one behind, including sustained political and financial commitment. Leveraging on regional and global experiences by producing and sharing evidence on success stories, good practices or lessons learned is one of CONNECTs’ pillars to bridge the knowledge gaps in social health protection.
CONNECT’s objective is to support countries in producing evidence and knowledge on health protection to:
- inform national social health protection policies, strategies and programs to improve access to essential health care services, reduce inequalities and enhance financial health protection;
- feed global knowledge database.