This seminar will be held in Barbados at the Crane Residential Resort on October 22-23, 2012. Its primary objective is to promote policy dialogue on policy options and best practices in developing health financing systems that support moving towards UHC in the Caribbean; also to identify main challenges and the way forward to guarantee the sustainability of coverage.
In particular it is expected:
The main expected outcome of this meeting should be a Caribbean UHC Action Plan, which will summarize the meeting findings as well as propose a way forward for strengthening health systems and services to benefit the peoples of the Sub-region.
The profile of participants:
Policy makers in the health sector, government policy makers in charge of social policy, senior managers of national health insurance funds, and experts involved in health system reform in the Caribbean. Participants are expected from Barbados, the Eastern and wider Caribbean, Canada, Switzerland, USA and Spain.