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Title Health Financing for Poor People : Resource Mobilization and Risk Sharing
Published Washington, DC : World Bank ; Geneva : Worlh Health Organization : International Labour Office, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 446 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents pt. 1. Global and regional trends -- Rich-poor differences in health care financing / Alexander S. Preker [and others] -- Review of the strengths and weaknesses of community financing / Melitta Jakab and Chitra Krishnan -- Experience of community health financing in the Asian region / William C. Hsiao -- Experience of community health financing in the African region / Dyna Arhin-Tenkorang -- pt. 2. Country case studies using household survey analysis -- Analysis of community financing using household surveys / Melitta Jakab [and others] -- Financial protection and access to health care in rural areas of Senegal / Johannes Paul Jütting -- Community-based health insurance in Rwanda / Pia Schneider and François Diop -- The SEWA Medical Insurance Fund in India / M. Kent Ranson -- The potential role of community financing in India / Anil Gumber -- Impact of the Thailand Health Card / Siripen Supakankuti -- pt. 3. Expenditure gaps and development traps -- Deficit financing of health care for the poor / Alexander S. Preker, John C. Langenbrunner, and Emi Suzuki -- Impact of risk sharing on the attainment of health system goals / Guy Carrin [and others]
Summary Annotation This book provides a fascinating account of new and innovative ways that communities can contribute to financial protection and access to essential health services for poorer populations in rural settings and informal sector workers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Developing Countries.
Healthcare Financing.
Human services -- Developing countries -- Finance
Medical economics -- Developing countries.
Minorities -- Medical care -- Developing countries
Poor -- Medical care -- Developing countries
Public health -- Developing countries -- Finance
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Économie de la santé
Human services -- Finance.
Medical economics.
Minorities -- Medical care.
Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen
Poor -- Medical care.
Public health -- Finance.
Santé publique.
Service social.
Soins médicaux.
Developing countries.
Pays en développement.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Carrin, Guy.
Preker, Alexander S., 1951-
LC no. 2003057160
ISBN 0821355252