Plenary Presentations

Plenary presentations during the IT4UHC Conference provided participants basic knowledge on using information technology for Universal Health Coverage and how countries are now using these innovative solutions to cut the costs of health care. Below are presentations during these sessions:

Title of Presentation



The Importance of IT for country’s Social Health Insurance [part 1]

Annie Chu
Health Care Financing Unit, WHO Regional Office in Western Pacific Region

The Importance of IT for country’s Social Health Insurance [part 2]

Jyotsana Chikersal
Health  Situation and Trends Assessment Unit, WHO Regional Office in the Southeast Asia Region
Overview of the IT4UHC continuum, the situation in Asia on Technical Assistance Needs
Caren Althauser

Program Officer
PATH- Health Management Information Systems

Provider Payment Reform and Information Technology Systems: A Chicken and Egg Question for National Health Insurance Programs
Kate Wilson

Senior Program Officer
PATH- Health Management Information Systems

Thailand HIS and HIT: Before and After 10 years of Implementing Universal Health Care Scheme

Boonchai Kijsanayotin
Health Systems Research Institute Ministry of Public Health, Thailand


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Day 3 - 25 Sept 2013 Issue

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