Paying their way: health financing mechanisms in Zambia
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Kondo, M. & McPake, B. (2007) Paying their way: health financing mechanisms in Zambia, id21 Health, , , ,
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?