USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.
USAID has been a main sponsor for the 2015 and 2016 Asia Regional Flagship Course on Health System Strengthening and Sustainable Financing – The Challenge of Universal Health Coverage and has also contributed to the increase capacity building of ANHSS.
World Bank Group
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. A key partner in the establishment of ANHSS, the former World Bank Institute (WBI) designed programs to build knowledge and skills among groups of individuals involved in policy formulation and performing tasks. These programs were also intended
to strengthen the organizations and sociopolitical environments in which they operate. In line with their objectives WBI along with the nine founding national institutions recognized the need to set up a consortium style regional network to support knowledge transfer and capacity building in regional health systems.
Health Finance and Governance (HFG)
USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) Project supports countries in their quest for stronger health systems that can deliver the life-saving health services their citizens need, when and where they can access them, and at affordable prices. HFG and its partners work to strengthen health systems in ways that benefit all health services.
HFG has been involved in 2015 and 2016 Asia Regional Flagship Course on Health System Strengthening and Sustainable Financing – The Challenge of Universal Health Coverage.
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DFAT provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Government. work with other government agencies to ensure that Australia’s pursuit of its global, regional and bilateral interests is coordinated effectively.
DFAT (also formerly known as Australian Aid) has sponsored the 2015 Flagship Course on Health System Strengthening and Health Financing in Papua New Guinea.
The main thrust of P4H efforts is coherent, enhanced support for the creation and extension of sustainable health and social protection systems for UHC/SHP, based on the values of universality and equity. P4H was a supporter of the 2015 Asia Regional Flagship Course.
Equitap is a network of research groups in the Asia-Pacific region, bound by a shared commitment to inform the development of more equitable health systems in their countries, through collaboration to jointly profile, compare and analyze equity in their health systems. That commitment is expressed both in joint research and communication, as well as a core emphasis on building capacity for health systems equity research in its participating institutions.