Achieving universal health care coverage: Current debates in Ghana on covering those outside the formal sector

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Abiiro, Gilbert Abotisem; McIntyre, Di;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC International Health and Human Rights, volume 12, issue 1, pages 25-25 (issn: 1472-698X, eissn: 1472-698X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3532243, doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-12-25
  • Subject: One-time premium payment | Debate | Policy options | RA1-1270 | National health insurance | Public aspects of medicine | Tax funding | Universal health care coverage | Policy objective | Those outside formal sector employment | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | Ghana

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Globally, extending financial protection and equitable access to health services to those outside the formal sector employment is a major challenge for achieving universal coverage. While some favour contributory schemes, others have... View more
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