Equity in financing and use of health care in Ghana, South Africa, and Tanzania : implications for paths to universal coverage
Objective: Compare patterns of catastrophic health expenditures in 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Material and Methods: Prevalence of catastrophic expenses was estimated uniformly at the household level using household surveys.
Development assistance for health has increased every year between 2000 and 2010, particularly for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, to reach US$26·66 billion in 2010.
As countries work towards Universal Health Coverage, there is a need to design, implement, and manage provider payment methods reforms, but from a systems perspective, rather than traditional linear models.
The writing on public-public partnerships (PUPs) regarding commercialization of water services is arguably the most prolific in PUPs literature, but tends to uncritically celebrate initiatives and gloss over ambiguous conceptual frameworks, partic