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.
A life course approach was used to assess household level impacts and inform interventions around HIV risk and
AIDS vulnerability across seven major age-related stages of life. Our focus was sub-Saharan Africa. We provided
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.
Victims of sexual abuse make up a big part of the southern Africa population. One in every three has suffered sexual abuse by the age of 18 years; a very large proportion of the population is thus choice-disabled.