Astana Blog Series

Oct 5, 2018

Beyond Health Insurance: What Does Extending UHC To Informal Workers Really Mean?
Author: Laura Alfers, Director, Social Protection Programme, Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)

Health system strengthening: Decentralisation of NCD care
Author: Dr. David Mazza, Clinical Advisor, Primary Care International

Why Safe Surgeries Is Essential for General Practitioner Practices in the UK
Author: Katherine Taylor, UK Health Advisor and General Practitioner Champion,  Doctors of the World (DOTW) UK

Invest For Wellness – A New Age Primary Health Care Model
Author: Shiv Kumar, Founder, Catalyst Group of Institutions

To Provide Healthcare for All, Look to the Community
Author: Dr Zaeem Haq, Head of Technical – East and Southern Africa, Malaria Consortium

Putting Communities at the Heart of Universal Health Conversation
Author: Crystal Landers, Director of Advocacy, Living Goods

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the centre of achieving Universal Health Coverage
Author: Bekky Ashmore, Coordinator, Action for Global Health UK Network

The Alma-Ata Declaration – Updated and Re-affirmed
Author: People’s Health Movement

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
Author: Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Officer, Partners In Health; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

Dear Health Diary: The True Cost of Healthcare to Low-Income Households in India
Author: Sabina Rogers, Knowledge and Program Manager, ACTION Secretariat

Transforming health systems: the vital role of water, sanitation and hygiene
Author: Dan Jones and Alison Macintyre, WaterAid

Can the Astana Declaration Be a Turning Point to Finally Ensuring Primary Health Care for All?
Author: Vince Blaser, IntraHealth International and Frontline Health Workers Coalition

Local Leaders: Untapped Resources for Advancing Access to Primary Care
Author: Dr. Mariam Reda, Director, HRH2030/Chemonics

Building a Generation of UHC Champions
Author: Daniela Terminel, Chief Executive Officer, Global Health Corps

Digitizing Primary Health Care Delivery
Author: Caroline Mbinyo, Director of Digital Health Partnerships, Living Goods

Got Vaccines? Delivering Primary Care to Children in Conflict
Author: Leeam Azoulay, Consultant, Global Health Strategies

Inclusive Social Protection and Affordable Health Services: An Approach Towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage
Author: James Onsongo, Public Health Manager, Health, Nutrition and Social Services, Kenya Red Cross Society
Co-Authors: Sylvia Khamati, Head of Health, Nutrition and Social Services; Noellah Musundi, Public Relations and Communications Manager, Kenya Red Cross Society

Astana Declaration: A Call to Action
Author: Edmund Atweri Doudu, WHO Young Leader on Primary Health Care, Ghana