Balancing public and private health care systems : the Sub-saharan African experience /

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Author / Creator:Quaye, Randolph.
Imprint:Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, 2010.
Description:x, 72 p.: ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Delivery of Health Care -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Economics, Medical -- Africa South of the Sahara.
Medical care -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Medical economics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Medical care.
Medical economics.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780761849308 (alk. paper)
0761849300 (alk. paper)
9780761849315 (e-ISBN)
0761849319 (e-ISBN)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-67) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 8. Health Care Financing Strategies: Lessons from Abroad
  • References
  • Index
  • Introduction
  • 1. Crisis and Change in African Health Care Financing Systems
  • 2. Market Reforms in Health Care and the Role of the State
  • 3. User Fees: A Special Issue for Health Care Delivery in Africa
  • 4. Health Care Financing in Uganda: The Role of Social Health Insurance
  • 5. Balancing Public and Private Health Care in Tanzania
  • 6. Health Care Financing in Ghana: Role of The National Health Insurance Scheme
  • 7. The Role of Community Health Funding in Health Care Access in Africa: Lessons from Tanzania