Equity in financing and use of health care in Ghana, South Africa, and Tanzania : implications for paths to universal coverage
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.
Several recent international assessments
have concluded that climate change has the potential
to reverse the modest economic gains achieved in
many developing countries over the past decade. The
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.
Crop models have been developed and used worldwide as operational or strategic research and decision support tools in crop production and resources management.
Process-based models were constructed for computing the risk of malaria epidemic using temperature and rainfall data. The model has a lead-time of two to four months between detection of the epidemic signal and evolution of the epidemic.
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.
Mitigating food losses that occur between harvesting and consumption offers the single biggest opportunity for contributing to hunger alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa.