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Title Innovations in health system finance in developing and transitional economies. Volume 21 / edited by Dov Chernichovsky, Kara Hanson
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 338 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in health economics and health services research, 0731-2199 ; v. 21
Advances in health economics and health services research ; v. 21
Contents Section I: The changing international context -- The double burden of disease in developing countries : the Mexican experience / Ctistina Gutiérrez-Delgado and Veronica Guajardo-Barrón -- Protecting pro-poor health services during financial crises : lessons from experience / Pablo Gottret [and others] -- Section II: Expanding coverage and its funding -- The equity impact of the universal coverage policy : lessons from Thailand / Phusit Prakongsai, Supon Limwattananon and Viroj Tangcharoensathien -- Social health insurance and labor market outcomes : evidence from central and eastern Europe, and central Asia / Adam Wagstaff and Rodrigo Moreno-Serra -- Trust in the context of community-based health insurance schemes in Cambodia : villagers' trust in health insurers / Sachiko Ozawa and Damian G. Walker -- Methodological challenges in evaluating health care financing equity in data-poor contexts : lessons from Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania / Josephine Borghi [and others] -- Section III: Securing care -- The role of risk equalization in moving from voluntary private health insurance to mandatory coverage : the experience in South Africa / Heather McLeod and Pieter Grobler -- Purchasing health care in China : experiences, opportunities and challenges / Winnie Yip and Kara Hanson -- Section IV: Modifying demand -- The impact of Nepal's national incentive programme to promote safe delivery in the district of Makwanpur / T. Powell-Jackson [and others] -- Service- and population-based exemptions : are these the way forward for equity and efficiency in health financing in low-income countries? / Sophie Witter -- Section V: The universal integrated healthcare system -- From scheme to system : social health insurance funds and the transformation of health financing in Kyrgyzstan and Moldova / Joseph Kutzin, Melitta Jakab and Sergey Shishkin -- Reforming "developing" health systems : Tanzania, mexico and the United States / Dov Chernichovsky, Gabriel Martinez and Nelly Aguilera
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Health care reform -- Developing countries.
Health insurance -- Developing countries.
Medical care -- Developing countries -- Finance.
Medical economics -- Developing countries.
Poor -- Medical care -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Primary health care -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics.
Developing Countries.
Health Policy.
Insurance, Health -- economics.
Form Electronic book
Author Chernichovsky, Dov.
Hanson, Kara.
ISBN 1848556659 (electronic bk.)
9781848556652 (electronic bk.)