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Financing of the health sector

Pan American Health Organization.

Financing of the health sector

technical discussions XIX Meeting of the Directing Council of PAHO.

by Pan American Health Organization.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Public health -- America -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesScientific publication no. 208, Publicaciones científicas (Washington, D.C.) ;, no. 208.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA10 .P252 no. 208
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5714551M
      LC Control Number70279633

      Various health financing models have been developed for ensuring the effectiveness of health care financing systems across the world (Murray and Frenk, ) for example, the standard health-financing model, Bamako Initiative, coordinated basket funding, decentralised government funding and recently, results based financing. The Global Financing Facility was launched at the Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa in July by the United Nations and the World Bank as part of an effort to achieve goal three of the Sustainable Development Goals, Good health and well-being for people, and in particular to help governments in low- and lower-middle income countries transform how they .

      households (15%) and other private sources (5%), such as private health insurance. GOT financing for the health sector is provided by general tax and budget support, with no designated revenue stream. The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) has plans to request an earmark of 30% from value-added File Size: KB.   Proposals to adopt a single-payer health care system – commonly called Medicare for All – have become increasingly popular. Such proposals, which offer universal coverage of virtually all medical services with no meaningful premiums or cost sharing, would shift nearly all private health spending to the public sector and thus significantly increase federal spending. .

      He recommends shifting public financing resources from the hospital sector to primary and preventive care, in order to reposition financial resources away from the colonial and post-colonial period of concentration upon cost-ineffective hospitals and toward the direction emphasized by the World Health Organization.   David F. D'Alessandro: A former CEO, chairman and president of John Hancock Financial Services and former president and COO of Canadian insurer Manulife Financial Corporation. At John Hancock, D Author: Will Kenton.


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