LNCT’s panel session at the 2020 Health Systems Research Symposium provided a framework for thinking about public health programs in the context of NHI, using immunization as an example.
The session enabled participants to understand design choices that different countries have made, and why, on how immunization functions are handled across the Ministry of Health and National Health Insurance Agency, the challenges that have emerged, and how they have been dealt with.
The session panelists included:
Dr. Cheryl Cashin, Moderator, Managing Director, Results for Development
Dr. Tamar Gabunia, the First Deputy Minister of Health, Georgia
Dr. Koku Awoonor, Former Director, (i) A set of decisions or commitments to pursue courses of action aimed at achieving defined goals for improving health, stating or Planning, The continuous oversight of an activity to assist in its supervision and to see that it proceeds according to plan. Monitoring involves and The systematic and objective assessment of the relevance, adequacy, progress, efficiency, effectiveness and impact of a course of actions, in relation to Division of the Ghana Health Service
Dr. Asik Surya, Head of Immunization Sub-Directorate, EPI Manager, Indonesia
Watch the recording and view the presentation here.