Paying their way: health financing mechanisms in Zambia

Kondo, Masahide and McPake, Barbara (2007) Paying their way: health financing mechanisms in Zambia. id21 Health.

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Abstract

Health services in many low-income countries charge user fees. These payments may deter the poorest people from seeking treatment. Zambia has tried two alternatives to user fees: prepayment and discount cards. How do these schemes affect equity in the use of health services?

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > The Institute for Global Health and Development
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2009 14:11
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/375

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