In many PEPFAR countries, most funding for the national HIV program comes from the host country. Local public resources to support the KP response have remained underused due to a shortage of social contracting systems, limited social health insurance (SHI) capacity, and undefined policy frameworks. In both Vietnam and Thailand, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission teams developed work plans with their partners to build the capacity for SHI programs to cover HIV services.
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