Rwanda has launched three prominent reforms in the field of health financing since 2000, which have shown significant results in increasing both the supply of and the access to services. The fiscal decentralisation, the community-health insurance (mutuelles de santé), and the performance-based financing (PBF) have largely contributed to the fact that Rwanda is on good […]
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Breast cancer being the most prevalent cancer in women, a screening program has been developed in the canton of Geneva since 1999. The University Hospital’s CAMSCO service (Consultation ambulatoire mobile de soins Communautaires) is devoted to people living in precarious conditions without health insurance, mainly undocumented migrants and women working in the domestic’s fields, some […]
Community Health Funds (CHF) in Tanzania face problems in design, enrolment, servicing, and sustainability. Since 2011 the Swiss Government funded “Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project”, HPSS, undertakes a re-design of the CHF in the 7 districts of Dodoma Region. The “CHF Iliyoboreshwa” (improved CHF) displays a purchaser-provider split, a strong Insurance Management Information System […]
The international migration of health professionals has increasingly been on the political agenda, especially in the context of widespread shortages of employed care providers. Globalisation is a reality and recognised characteristic of today’s world.
This paper aims at (a) evaluating the current health policy regime and finding out its effectiveness to handle healthcare issues (b) finding out alternate health financing options and their relevance for Himachal Pradesh (c) the current gaps in human resource availability and the possible public private partnership options to meet the gaps.
Our programme gives single mothers and their children access to healthcare, provides information on prevention and raises their sense of self-reliability according to the Millennium Development Goals. To reach this aim, professionals train AIC volunteers which then offer for the first time a regular training in their townships for health, hygiene, prevention of AIDS and […]
A Micro Health Insurance (MHI) scheme, a risk pooling and card based prepaid insurance mechanism, was added as a complement to micro-credit programmes by some Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh in the late 1990s and early 2000s in order to protect their clients from health risk.
To bridge the knowledge gap on the interrelationship between CHI and quality of care, ITM and UTM engaged in a comprehensive effort to investigate the effects of CHI on quality of care at first-line level in Mali, West Africa. The study addresses these effects through a series of case studies in urban and rural healthcare […]
In Uganda Cordaid, a Dutch development organisation, is working on different health issues in order to improve the access to healthcare for the population. One of the methods is through health insurance. In Uganda a lot of Health Insurance schemes which are mostly hospital or community based, are operational.
The Peruvian state insurance Seguro Integral de Salud (SIS) was created in 2001 to improve access to health. One of its strategies was to provide healthcare and medicaments free of charge for all children up to 15 years of age in provinces where poverty exceeded 60%.