Mongolia
Mongolia

Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia, with a population of 3 million people and a life expectancy at birth of 65 years (male) and 73 years (female). Mongolia has the lowest population density of any sovereign country; about 45% of the population live in the capital Ulaanbaatar (many in ger areas unconnected to public services), and much of the country is nomadic or semi-nomadic. The objectives of the Ministry of Health to improve coordination of health strategies and ensure access to care by all people are captured in a State Policy of Health 2017-2026, and development by the Ministry of Health and partners of a Health Sector Strategy 2019-2027 is underway. The UHC Partnership, which Mongolia joined in 2018, is helping the Ministry of Health with the planning, development and implementation of these strategies. You can access important country documents by clicking here.

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Product/Service Deliverables Status
Promote integration of care by collating e-health efforts into a MOH led e-health platform that includes quality of care indicators A MOH led e-health system that incorporates quality of care parameters. Completed
Put policies and procedures into place to address purchaser/provider split concerns. National health insurance covers full service costs. Completed
Integrated quality service delivery at primary health care level with focus on disadvantaged population. Revised regulation on PHC service delivery to improve quality and access to care. Improved capacity of primary health care providers to deliver integrated quality services with focus on leaving no one behind. Completed
Enact service delivery changes by Implementing state funded performance based budgeting at PHC for population based services Increase in state budget for PHC performance based funding for population based services; and same for health insurance budget for PHC regarding individual based services. Completed
Enact service delivery changes by implementing insurance based strategic purchasing at PHC for individual based services Strengthened and more autonomous Health Insurance General Agency Completed
Develop HTA mechanism. Established Institutionalization of HTA mechanism. Completed

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Renew focus on integrated service delivery and primary health care towards population health needs and improved performance through strengthening capacity to revise regulations, quality and safety standards, funding m Renew focus on integrated service delivery and primary health care towards population health needs and improved performance through strengthening capacity to revise regulations, quality and safety standards, funding mechanisms Ongoing
Renew focus on integrated service delivery and primary health care towards population health needs and improved performance through strengthening capacity to revise regulations, quality and safety standards, funding m Support for PHC strengthening through revision and re-designing of service package based on population health needs, standards, regulations and financing mechanisms and their implementations. Ongoing
Improving health financing capacity to revise, implement policies and assess progress Capacity strengthening for evidence-based revision of health care financing mechanisms and health insurance regulations towards improving strategic purchasing. Ongoing
Improving health financing capacity to revise, implement policies and assess progress Improving health financing capacity to revise, implement policies and assess progress Ongoing
Renew focus on integrated service delivery and primary health care towards population health needs and improved performance through strengthening capacity to revise regulations, quality and safety standards, funding m Support for development and revision of regulations, guidelines on quality, patient safety; strengthening accreditation system linking with financing and performance of health care providers and capacity building Ongoing

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