Equity in financing and use of health care in Ghana, South Africa, and Tanzania : implications for paths to universal coverage
In 2007, Burkina Faso launched a public policy to subsidize 80% of the cost of normal deliveries.
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.
Background: HIV testing with counseling is an integral component of most national HIV and AIDS prevention
strategies in southern Africa. Equity in testing implies that people at higher risk for HIV such as women; those who