From Silos to Sustainability: Transition Through a UHC Lens

Focusing attention only on replacing external assistance with domestic revenues for the programmes concerned is problematic in two ways: firstly, this approach limits the sustainability question to revenues, and secondly, it limits the scope for action to the specific health programme that was receiving external support. The commitment countries have made to universal health coverage (UHC) is an opportunity to reframe the transition agenda towards sustaining coverage results rather than externally funded programmes. This perspective has implications for the overall approach to transition taken at both national and global levels.

Read this new article that looks at donor transitions through a UHC lens.

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