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Scaling Up Affordable Health Insurance

Pub Date : 2013-05-31 | Author : Alexander S. Preker | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780821385791
ISBN 13 : 0821385798

This book presents an in-depth review on the role of health care financing in improving access for low-income populations to needed care, protecting them from the impoverishing eff..



Global Marketplace For Private Health Insurance

Pub Date : 2009-11-18 | Author : Alexander S. Preker | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 0821376772
ISBN 13 : 9780821376775

Financial protection against the cost of illness and inclusion of vulnerable groups will require better mobilization and use of private means. Private voluntary health insurance al..


Private Voluntary Health Insurance In Development

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Alexander S. Preker | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780821366202
ISBN 13 : 0821366203

Private voluntary health insurance already plays an important role in the health sector of many low and middle income countries. The book reviews the context under which private in..


The American Health Care Paradox

Pub Date : 2013-11-05 | Author : Elizabeth H. Bradley | Publisher : PublicAffairs

ISBN 10 : 9781610392105
ISBN 13 : 1610392108

Foreword by Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine For decades, experts have puzzled over why the US spends more on health care but suffers poorer outcomes than..


Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Volume 2

Pub Date : 2016-04-11 | Author : Robert Black | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464803680
ISBN 13 : 1464803684

The evaluation of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) by the Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (DCP3) focuses on maternal conditions, childhood illnes..


Social Innovation In Africa

Pub Date : 2016-07-15 | Author : Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317294276
ISBN 13 : 1317294270

Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling t..