Tajikistan

Tajikistan, a country in Central Asia with a total population of 8.5 million people, has a life expectancy at birth of 67 (male) and 74 (female) years. Tajikistan joined the UHC Partnership in 2016 with a health system structured around input-based financing and significant out-of-pocket payments. With support from the Partnership to foster dialogue between ministries as well as with other country partners, Tajikistan is continuing its pivot towards a new financing mechanism that will be conducive to objectives of universal health coverage, within the framework set by the National Health Strategy 2010-2020. One major element to track UHC progress will be the development and implementation of the UHC Monitoring Matrix 2016 – 2026, with baseline indicators built around the two key dimensions of UHC: service delivery and financial protection. You can access important country documents by clicking here.

Key Health Indicators Country Fact Sheet

Reports on Road Map Activities

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • ER1 : Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity
  • Channeling evidence to policy dialogue/annually at the Joint Annual Reviews
  • 20%
  • ER2 : Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • Develop an UHC monitoring matrix (indicators) for 2016-2026
  • 70%
  • Costed plan for an institutionalized approach to UHC monitoring matrix 2016-2026
  • 50%
  • Implementation support of monitoring progress UHC including capacity building
  • 30%
  • ER3 : Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable
  • Policy options for a more pro-poor benefit design and targeting aligned with other financing and service delivery strategies
  • 10%
  • ER4 : Countries receiving HF support will have implemented financing reforms to facilitate UC
  • Training program on UHC at national and regional levels
  • 5%
  • ER5 : Accurate, up-to-date evidence on what works and what does not work regarding health financing reforms for universal coverage is available and shared across countries
  • Analytical work on access to and use of health services
  • 10%
  • Thematic Policy Notes on UHC
  • 0%
  • ER6 : At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerated
  • Policy dialogue and consensus building around NHP and capacity building for UHC
  • 20%

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • ER1 : Countries will have prepared/developed/updated/adapted their NHPSP through an inclusive policy dialogue process leading to better coverage with essential health services, financial risk protection and health equity
  • Channeling evidence to policy dialogue at the Joint Annual Review (JAR) 2017
  • 100%
  • UHC monitoring matrix to track UHC progress in Tajikistan finalized and approved
  • 100%
  • ER2 : Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • Costed plan for an institutionalized approach to UHC monitoring matrix 2016-2026 finalized and approved
  • 100%
  • The arrangements to implement the UHC monitoring matrix defined
  • 100%
  • Capacity building on implementation of the UHC monitoring process including on-the-job training provided
  • 50%
  • ER3 : Countries requesting health financing (HF) support will have modified their financing strategies and systems to move more rapidly towards universal coverage (UC), with a particular focus on the poor and vulnerable
  • Policy options to revise the State Guarantee Benefit Package (SGBP) proposed
  • 100%
  • Support the establishment of the Health Financing Unit under the State Budget Department of the Ministry Finance
  • 5%
  • ER4 : Countries receiving HF support will have implemented financing reforms to facilitate UC
  • Training program on UHC developed and carried on at the national level
  • 100%
  • ER5 : Accurate, up-to-date evidence on what works and what does not work regarding health financing reforms for universal coverage is available and shared across countries
  • Analytical work on access and use of health services initiated
  • 50%
  • Thematic policy note about policy option for a more pro-poor benefit design developed
  • 100%
  • ER6 : At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerated
  • Policy dialogue and consensus building around UHC activities proposed under the Partnership carried out
  • 100%