Monitoring Universal Health Coverage in the Western Pacific: Framework, Indicators, and Dashboard

Publication | October 2016

To guide the monitoring of progress toward universal health coverage, the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific and ADB are developing a regional monitoring framework and a proposed set of core indicators.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have a clear focus on equity-focused monitoring and evaluation to ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations member states have agreed on a range of indicators to track progress toward health for all in the SDGs. Universal health coverage is a specific target within SDG 3 and as countries move toward it they need to monitor the performance of the health system. This report introduces the framework and indicators, and looks at early country experiences of implementation.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Monitoring Framework for Universal Health Coverage
  • Universal Health Coverage Indicators for the Western Pacific Based on the Health-Related Sustainable Development Goals
  • Universal Health Coverage Dashboard
  • The Way Forward
  • Appendix

Additional Details

  • Health
  • Health system development
  • Health finance
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Philippines
  • RPT168435-2
  • 978-92-9257-599-1 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-600-4 (e-ISBN)

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