COVID-19 HFRP Community of Practice

Welcome to the Community of Practice

Welcome to the COVID-19 Health Financing Resiliency Program (COVID-19 HFRP) Community of Practice (CoP)! The CoP gathers a trusted group of health and finance practitioners to candidly discuss the “how to” of structuring sustainable and resilient health financing policies while protecting and accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage. Join the community to start a discussion, connect with peers and experts, and contribute to the knowledge base that we are building together.​ Learn More

Recent Activities and Upcoming CoP Events

6th AHFF website and the online platform contain recordings from all plenaries and side sessions. Both sites also feature the Forum's background notes and presentations. We want to thank all AHFF participants, in-person and virtual, for your commitment and engagement in jointly exploring opportunities at the boundaries for Primary Health Care financing. We look forward to meeting again at next year's Forum.  

A new Lancet Global Health Commission report urges for more funds to be mobilised and allocated for primary health care (PHC) through people-centred financing arrangements. The Commission concludes that countries need to both invest more and invest better in PHC by designing their health financing arrangements in ways that place people at the centre and focus on addressing inequities first. Full report


On 7 June 2022, health and finance practitioners discussed countries’ perspective on the recommendations of the Lancet Commission's PHC financing report and together define a forthcoming research agenda. Read key takeaways from the HFRP CoP session on ‘Lancet Global Health Commission of Financing PHC – what next?’

Interactive Summary: Deep Dive Discussions on Vaccine Financing

Upcoming events (Go to Calendar)

Core Group Members


Isabel Maina



Soonman Kwon

Republic of Korea


Mark Blecher 

South Africa


Nguyen Khanh Phuong



Bocar Mamadou Daff


About the CoP

The CoP page is hosted by the Collaboration for Development (C4D) platform of the World Bank. To learn how to navigate on the CoP page, please refer to the C4D Quick Start Guiding Note.

As a member, this community is your space to share, explore and shape according to your needs. Accordingly, the community is steered by a core group of members representing a diverse set of regions and interests and in order to ensure that the community is responsive at all levels. Please reach out to the community manager or to core group members at any time to share your ideas, needs concerns.