Health Financing for the Developing World: Supporting Countries' Search for Viable Systems (Paperback)Guy Carrin (editor)
Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 30/01/2012
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A collection of peer-reviewed articles and contributions to books, this overview of the finance of health insurance concentrates on developing countries. The material covers various financing strategies and explains how each can-or cannot-help improve the transition toward universal coverage. The model plans shown here are particularly useful for policy-makers and technical advisers who have to decide upon health financing policies-or are engaged in a debate about them-and the sample forms can be adjusted to the particular economic and political context of the developing countries involved. In addition, there are reminders that this process varies: in some countries, universal coverage may take time and require a step-by-step approach. In other developing countries, a swift transition to universal coverage may be quite feasible.
Publisher: VUB University Press
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 1043 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 33 mm
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