Planning Cycle

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Planning Cycle

Overview and Context

National Health Policy Strategy Plan

Strategic Plan for Health Care Development in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Between 2008-2018 Strategy of Health Care System reform in BIH 2010 – 2015 (draft not yet formally approved) Strategic Health Plan for the Republika Srpska (draft not yet formally approved) Strategy of Health Care Development for BIH Brcko District 2008-2012 (draft not yet formally approved)

National Health Policy Strategy Plan Priorities

  • Strengthening mechanisms to bolster efficient and informed health management
  • Aligning legislative framework with reform objectives and European Union regulations
  • Strengthening the protections of patients’ and providers’ rights
  • Improving management of the health system
  • Strengthening primary health care focusing on health promotion and prevention
  • Strengthening public health functions
  • Improving human resources for health
  • Bolstering the pharmaceutical sector’s ability to ensure access to safe, quality, and cost-effective drugs
  • Improving health information systems and technology management
  • Improving health contracting, procurement, and payment
  • Increasing health insurance coverage

Annual Health Sector Review

information not available

The World Bank Income Group:


Fiscal Start Date

January 1

Legal and Political Systems

  • Executive branch: election last held on 7 October 2018 (next to be held in October 2022
  • Legislative branch House of Peoples - last held on 18 October 2018 (next to be held in October 2022) House of Representatives - last held on 7 October 2018 (next to be held in October 2022)
  • Legal System: Civil law

Programmatic Planning and Project Timelines

National Health Policy Strategy and Plan
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy
National Development Plan
Multi-Year Plan (cYMP) for Immunization
Malaria Plan
Tuberculosis Plan
Ageing and Health Plan
Noncommunicable Diseases Plan
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Plan
Reproductive Health Plan
Maternal Health Plan
Newborn and Child Health Plan
Human Resources for Health Plan
Gavi Health System Strengthening (HSS)Support
Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH)

Partners in Country

Endorsement of global compact for progress towards universal health coverage

Not UHC2030 member

UHC2030 joint vision progress


UHC Partnership for policy dialogue