Title
Universal coverage of health services: tailoring its implementation Universal coverage of health services: tailoring its implementation
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Applied Economics
Publication type
article
Publication
Genève ,
Subject
Economics
Source (journal)
Bulletin of the World Health Organization. - Genève
Volume/pages
86(2008) :11 , p. 857-863
ISSN
0042-9686
ISI
000260739700013
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Abstract
The article discusses the implementation of the universal coverage of health services. In order to achieve the goal of universal coverage in developing health financing systems, flexible short-term responses are needed for questions such as the existence of political will and stewardship, how low-income countries can pay and the length of time for reform to be implemented. It is proposed that there is a need to integrate an institutional design into a conceptual framework for assessing health financing system reform for universal coverage. It is said that this framework can link universal coverage to the rules and organizational agreements of health financing policy
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