Assessing the catastrophic effects of out-of-pocket healthcare payments prior to the uptake of a nationwide health insurance scheme in Ghana

Background: Financial risk protection against the cost of unforeseen healthcare has gained global attention in recent years. Although Ghana implemented a nationwide health insurance scheme with a goal of reducing financial barriers to accessing healthcare and addressing impoverishing effects of out-...

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Main Authors: James Akazili, Diane McIntyre, Edmund W. Kanmiki, John Gyapong, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh, John E. Ataguba
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2017-01-01
Series:Global Health Action
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