This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
This document is WHO’s Reference Guide for countries in the process of developing or revising a range of policies related to health financing, in an effort to improve health system performance and progress towards universal health coverage (UHC). The guide discusses preparations for a health financing strategy, focuses on conducting a situation analysis and provides an outline of issues which a comprehensive health financing strategy should address. It provides more information on underlying concepts, rationale, and context, illustrated by country examples. The Guide is written for those responsible for, or those who advise on, the development and improvement of health financing policies.