Universal Health Coverage Partnership

Country Profile - Yemen

Yemen is a country in Western Asia with a population of 24 million people and a life expectancy at birth of 63 years (males) and 66 years (females). A major priority for the country is the development of a Health Financing Strategy to feed into the National Health Strategy and the next 5 Year Operation Plan. The Health Financing Strategy will be preceded by an in-depth analysis of the current health financing situation, as well as a clear understanding of the process of drafting this strategy (including participatory elements and consultation rounds and formats).

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Reports on Road Map Activities

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  • Finalized / In completion
  • On Track
  • Postponed
  • Cancelled
  • National Planning

  • Update of the health sector plan: strategic directions to strengthen public health
  • 75%
  • Development of a Restoration Plan and implementation of selective activities
  • 0%
  • Essential Service Package
  • 0%
  • Implementation of SARA (Service Availability Rapid Assessment)
  • 25%
  • Technical Assistance on the changing role of MoPHP
  • 0%
  • M&E

  • Health Sector Review
  • 0%
  • Health Financing

  • Overview of the national health financing landscape
  • 20%
  • Capacity Building

  • Capacity Building
  • 50%
  • Human Resources

  • Recruitment of an NPO (national professional officer) grade D
  • 100%

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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
  • Update of the health sector strategic direction
  • 100%
  • Development of the health sector recovery plan
  • 0%
  • Update of the essential services package
  • 60%
  • ER2 : Countries will have put in place expertise, monitoring and evaluation systems and annual health sector reviews
  • Conducting a health sector review based on JANS
  • 0%
  • Technical Assistance to the MoPHP on decentralization
  • 0%
  • Conducting the service Availability & Ressources Assessment (SARA)
  • 100%
  • 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
  • Overview of the financing landscape and health financing strategy
  • 0%
  • 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
  • Capacity building in health financing to the national team
  • 100%
  • ER6 : At country level, alignment and harmonization of health aid according to national health plans is consolidated and accelerated
  • Regular holding of the coordination meetings between the MoPHP and development partners
  • 30%

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Reports

Country Report - Yemen (2015)

Last Updated May 14, 2015

2014 Annual Report Yemen

Last Updated Dec 01, 2014