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Analyse du Régime d’Assurance Maladie Universelle (RAMU) au Bénin

Resource Type: Rapport Authors: Fantodji Magloire K. Published: Août 2018 Resource Description: Le présent rapport, après un bref rappel de la justification et l’objectif de l’étude, présente le cadre institutionnel et méthodologique de l’évaluation. Ensuite, il passe en revue le fondement, la genèse et la planification du processus RAMU ainsi que sa mise en oeuvre et les […]

Community-Based Health Insurance: Achievements and Recommendations for Sustaining Gains in Ethiopia

Resource Type: Technical Brief Authors: Ethiopia Health Sector Financing Reform/Health Finance and Governance Project Published: June 2018 Resource Description: The Ethiopian government, through the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has been pursuing health care financing (HCF) strategies to increase the amount of domestic resources mobilized to the health sector, and to increase utilization of health services while […]

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Advances in Health Finance & Governance: Knowledge and Learning Briefs

  The Advances in Health Finance & Governance Knowledge & Learning Brief Series is designed to highlight learning and lessons from the HFG project in nine core areas: domestic resource mobilization, strategic health purchasing, health financing strategies, expanding coverage through health insurance, financial data for decision making, governance, institutional capacity building, workforce and efficiency, and building […]

Income, expenditures, health facility utilization, and health insurance status among people accessing antiretroviral therapy: Results of a facility exit interview

Resource Type: Journal Article Authors: Vietnam Authority of HIV/AIDS Control, Health Financing and Governance Project Published: January 2016 Resource Description: The primary objective of this study is to estimate the average income and general expenditures of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The null hypothesis is that income among PLWHA is the same as that of the general […]

Extending health insurance coverage to the informal sector: Lessons from a private micro health insurance scheme in Lagos, Nigeria

Resource Type: Journal Publication Authors: Lauren Peterson,  Alison Comfort,  Laurel Hatt, Thierry van Bastelaer Published: October 2016 Resource Description: As a growing number of low‐ and middle-income countries commit to achieving universal health coverage, one key challenge is how to extend coverage to informal sector workers. Micro health insurance (MHI) provides a potential model to finance health […]

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Expanding Coverage Through Health Insurance: An Ongoing Process

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Hailu Zelelew, Nathan Blanchet, Andrew Won Published: April 2018 Resource Description: As countries strive to achieve universal health coverage, they must implement health insurance systems or other types of financial protection programs that protect against financial risk and improve access to quality and affordable health care. This brief articulates lessons learned by USAID’s […]

Review of Community/Mutual-Based Health Insurance Schemes and Their Role in Strengthening the Financial Protection System in India

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: This report suggests focusing on following groups of organizations through which community/mutual-type insurance initiatives could scale up: (a) micro-finance institutions and self-help groups, (b) the more than 600,000 cooperatives in India, (c) micro-enterprise and small- and medium-size enterprise clusters, […]

Annapurna Pariwar Community/Mutual Health Insurance Program: A Case Study in Maharashtra India.

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Ramesh Bhat, Lysander Menezes, and Carlos Avila Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The objectives of this case study is to understand the genesis and key features of Annapurna Pariwar’s health insurance scheme, design features, and financial/operational performance; outline risk management strategies; determine how the program addresses the outpatient health care needs […]

The Ethiopia Sixth Health Accounts, 2013/14: Statistical Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health Published: August 2017 Resource Description: The purpose of the HA IV exercise was to estimate the amount and flow of health spending in the Ethiopian health system in 2013/14. In addition to estimating general health expenditures, the exercise tracked spending on the different disease categories […]

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