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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Medical care -- Developing countries -- Finance,
  • Health care reform -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Medical policy -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Developing countries,
  • Health status indicators -- Developing countries,
  • Health Care Reform -- economics -- Statistics,
  • Health Care Reform -- standards -- Statistics,
  • Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- Statistics,
  • Developing Countries -- Statistics,
  • Health Care Costs -- Statistics,
  • Health Expenditures -- Statistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPablo Gottret, George J. Schieber, and Hugh R. Waters, coeditors.
ContributionsGottret, Pablo E. 1959-, Schieber, George., Waters, Hugh., World Bank.
LC ClassificationsRA395.D44 G66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16637456M
ISBN 100821375113
ISBN 109780821375112
LC Control Number2008008389

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Analyzing the current global environment, the book discusses health financing goals in the context of both the underlying health, demographic, social, economic, political and demographic analytics as well as the institutional realities faced by developing countries, and assesses policy options in the context of global evidence, the international aid architecture, cross-sectoral interactions, and countries' . Jonas and Kovner's Health Care Delivery in the United States, 12th Edition – Highly Acclaimed US Health Care System Textbook for Graduate and Undergraduate Students, Book and Free eBook James R. Knickman PhD. Table of contents for Good practice in health financing: lessons from reforms in low and middle-income countries / Pablo Gottret, George J. Schieber, and Hugh R. Waters, coeditors. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Good practices in health financing: lessons from reforms in low and middle-income countries (English) Abstract. This volume focuses on nine countries that have completed, or are well along in the process of carrying out, major health financing reforms.

Good practice in health financing: lessons from reforms in low and middle income countries Abstract. A significant number of developing countries have recently undertaken ambitious health reforms to improve resource mobilization for healthcare in order to advance the goal of universal health care coverage and to improve financial protection against impoverishment. synergies and bridge gaps between quantitative health economics, health financing and actuarial science. Field practice will put the techniques mentioned here to the. Diane McIntyre, Learning from experience: health care financing in low- and middle-income countries, Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Keywords: 1. Health care financing. 2. Health financing systems. 3. Low- and middle-income countries. 4. Developing countries. 5. Health File Size: 7MB. Health financing is fundamental to the ability of health systems to maintain and improve human welfare. At the extreme, without the necessary funds no health workers would be employed, no medicines would be available and no health promotion or prevention would take place. However, financing is much more than simply generating funds.

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