Equity in financing and use of health care in Ghana, South Africa, and Tanzania : implications for paths to universal coverage
Effective mechanisms to exempt the indigent from user fees at health care facilities are rare in Africa. A
State-led intervention (2004–2005) and two action research projects (2007–2010) were implemented in
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.
Background: Surveillance is a systematic effort to establish
performance standards in planning to design a system of
feedback information, to compare actual performance against
Background: The effectiveness of treatment at government
health facilities is largely determined by the availability of the
drug. In addition to essential drugs, doctors and the public can
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 aim is to compare use of sustainability indicators developed through the Sustainability Analysis Process in two rehabilitation sectors, one in Nepal and one in Somaliland, and analyse the contextual factors influencing the use of sustainabilit
Since 2007, Burkina Faso has subsidized 80% of the costs of childbirth. Women are required to pay 20% except for the indigent, who are exempt. The objective of the policy was to increase service utilization and reduce costs for households.