Regional forum on health-care financing
May 2012 – Several P4H partners are involved in a regional forum which takes places in May 2012 in Phnom Penh. The objectives of the forum are to bring together stakeholders active in health financing in the Mekong area in order to share country experiences, to stimulate research and knowledge-sharing and to establish a regional community of health financing practice.
Workshop on CBHI and HEF in Cambodia
November 2011 – A joint AFD/GIZ workshop on social health protection for the poor and near-poor focused on the implementation of Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) and Health Equity Funds (HEF) in the same geographic areas takes place in Phnom Penh.
Adoption of National Social Protection Strategy
April 2011 – Under the leadership of the Prime Minister and with active coordination from the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), a national Social Protection Strategy is adopted. The document is the overarching reference for all future documents related to specific pillars of social protection such as health, education, pension, etc. Thus future social health protection policy and health financing strategy will have to align with the national Social Protection Strategy.
First P4H joint action plan for Cambodia
March 2010- In line with the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2009, the local P4H network prepares its first P4H joint action plan. Scheduled activities and financial gaps are listed according to the main areas of work of both the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. One of the key joint activities scheduled is a catastrophic expenditures survey.
P4H partners sign MoU
June 2009 – WHO, ILO, AFD and GIZ country representatives sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). In signing the MoU, the P4H network’s goal is to support the Royal Government of Cambodia in its efforts to ensure equitable access to quality health care for all people of Cambodia.