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.
Burkina Faso implemented a national subsidy for emergency obstetric and
neonatal care (EmONC) covering 80% of the cost of normal childbirth in public
health facilities. The objective was to increase coverage of facility-based
In 2007, Burkina Faso launched a public policy to subsidize 80% of the cost of normal deliveries.
Objective: The main objective of this study was to develop an ehealth
evaluation tool based on a conceptual framework including
relevant theories for evaluating use of technology in health programs.
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.