3 edition of Health care financing under structural adjustment found in the catalog.
Health care financing under structural adjustment
Abdul Hameed Elias Suliman
by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-45).
|Statement||Abdul Hameed Elias Suliman.|
|Series||Social science research report series,, no. 27, Social science research report series (Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa) ;, no. 27.|
|LC Classifications||RA410.55.S73 S84 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 45 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||45|
|LC Control Number||2002378031|
Structural adjustment loan (SAL) The SAL is issued by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to qualified member countries that have adopted strong macroeconomic policies and structural adjustment purpose is to adjust the country ’s economic structure, improve international competitiveness, and restore its balance of payments. Focusing on the three health care financing functions – collection, pooling and purchasing – as well as on coverage, this book analyses the organization of health care financing in the Member.
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surrounding the relationship between health and structural adjustment programs have been highly debated for over ten years. This paper will identify the major players in the debate, their arguments and track changes in the debate over time.
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[Seyed Moaven Razavi; Heller School for Social Policy and Management.]. Structural adjustment programmes are the largest single cause of increased poverty, inequality and hunger in developing countries. This book is the most comprehensive, real-life assessment to date of the impacts of the liberalisation, deregulation, privatisation and austerity that constitute structural adjustment.
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prescription of Structural Adjustment Programs (SAP) by the IMF and World Bank which require the government to reduce expenditure and to share cost, which meant levying signiﬁcant user fees for health care.
These were necessary requirements and conditions for Cited by: 4. Indeed, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated earlier that “the purpose of health financing is to make funding available, as well as to set the right financial incentives for providers, to ensure that all individuals have access to effective public health and personal health care” (WHO, 95).
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impact structural adjustment programme had on equi-table access to quality and affordable health care and on social determinants of health (eg, income and food avail-ability) stand as a reminder of the limitations of neolib-eral policies for achieving Health for All.
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Health financing provides the resources and economic incentives for the operation of health systems and is a key determinant of health system performance in terms of equity, efficiency, and health Cited by: 1. Author(s): Suliman,Abdul Hameed Elias; Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Title(s): Health care financing under structural adjustment: some reflections on the health insurance experience of Khartoum State, Sudan/ Abdul Hameed Elias Suliman. Introduction • In recent years, economic pressures on the government and specifically on the health sector have forced the governments of developing countries to initiate health sector reforms.
• This thrust is made to ensure that an appropriate share of public funds is spent on health care. To qualify as HSR, the abstract of the article must discuss access to care, cost, delivery of care, financing, health organizational or system issues, quality of care, resource utilization, and/or Author: Sherry A Glied.
From a purely economic perspective, structural adjustment programs (SAPs) and economic reform policies are viewed as short-term austerities that lead to long-term growth and development.
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