Poverty and user fees for public health care in low-income countries; lessons from Uganda and Cambodia [viewpoint]

B Meessen, W Van Damme, C Kirunga Tashobya, A Tibouti

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Original languageEnglish
JournalLancet
Volume368
Issue number9554
Pages (from-to)2253-2257
ISSN0140-6736
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Health care financing
  • User fees
  • Equity
  • National policies
  • Universal exemption
  • Targeted approach
  • Health equity funds (HEF)
  • Eligibility
  • Impact assessment
  • Accessibility
  • Utilization
  • Quality of care
  • Corruption
  • Contracting
  • Transportation of patients
  • Distance
  • Minimum package
  • Drug supply
  • Health personnel
  • Incentives
  • International cooperation
  • Development aid
  • Donors
  • Uganda
  • Africa-East
  • Cambodia
  • Asia-Southeast
  • Comparative study

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