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‘More health for the money’: an analytical framework for access to health care through microfinance and savings groups

Title ‘More health for the money’: an analytical framework for access to health care through microfinance and savings groups
Year 2014
Author S. Saha
DOI 10.1093/cdj/bsu037
URL http://cdj.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/07/15/cdj.bsu037.abstract
Journal Community Development Journal
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access
Abstract The main contributors to inequities in health relates to widespread poverty. Health cannot be achieved without addressing the social determinants of health, and the answer does not lie in the health sector alone. One of the potential pathways to address vulnerabilities linked to poverty, social exclusion, and empowerment of women is aligning health programmes with empowerment interventions linked to access to capital through microfinance and self-help groups. This paper presents a framework to analyse combined health and financial interventions through microfinance programmes in reducing barriers to access health care. If properly designed and ethically managed such integrated programmes can provide more health for the money spent on health care.

 

Abortion Rates and Universal Health Care

Title Abortion Rates and Universal Health Care
Year 2010
Author P. Whelan
DOI 10.1056/NEJMp1002985
URL http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1002985
Journal New England Journal of Medicine
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Health insurance; access
Abstract Among the most nettlesome obstacles in the yearlong debate over increasing the accessibility and affordability of health insurance has been the question of what effect health care reform legislation would have on the incidence of abortion. The recent experience in Massachusetts suggests that universal health care coverage has been associated with a decrease in the number of abortions performed, despite public and private funding of abortion that is substantially more liberal than the provisions of the federal legislation currently under consideration by Congress. Parties on both sides of the national debate on this issue, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, reached an in-formal consensus early last year that reform should maintain as nearly as possible the status quo, which mostly keeps the federal

 

Access and Barriers to Healthcare Vary among Three Neighboring Communities in Northern Honduras

Title Access and Barriers to Healthcare Vary among Three Neighboring Communities in Northern Honduras
Year 2012
Author C. A. Pearson, M. P. Stevens, K. Sanogo and G. M. L. Bearman
DOI 10.1155/2012/298472
URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/298472
Journal International Journal of Family Medicine
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Access

 

Access and payment for health care: The poor of northern Vietnam

Title Access and payment for health care: The poor of northern Vietnam
Year 1996
Author T. I. M. Ensor and P. B. San
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1751(199601)11:1<69::AID-HPM414>3.0.CO;2-P
URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1751(199601)11:1<69::AID-HPM414>3.0.CO;2-P
Journal The International Journal of Health Planning and Management
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access; equity

 

Access and quality of rural healthcare: Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative

Title Access and quality of rural healthcare: Ethiopian Millennium Rural Initiative
Year 2011
Author E. Bradley, J. W. Thompson, P. Byam, T. R. Webster, A. Zerihun, R. Alpern, J. Herrin, Y. Abebe and L. Curry
DOI 10.1093/intqhc/mzr013
URL http://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/3/222.abstract
Journal International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Access; Quality

 

Access to and utilisation of health services for the poor in Uganda: a systematic review of available evidence

Title Access to and utilisation of health services for the poor in Uganda: a systematic review of available evidence
Year 2008
Author S. N. Kiwanuka, E. K. Ekirapa, S. Peterson, O. Okui, M. H. Rahman, D. Peters and G. W. Pariyo
DOI 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.04.023
URL http://trstmh.oxfordjournals.org/content/102/11/1067.abstract
Journal Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access

 

Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: Results from the World Health Survey

Title Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: Results from the World Health Survey
Year 2011
Author A. K. Wagner, A. J. Graves, S. K. Reiss, R. LeCates, F. Zhang and D. Ross-Degnan
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.08.004
URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168851010002289
Journal Health Policy
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access

 

Access to health and social services among Roma most-at-risk adolescents (MARA) in Serbia in 2013

Title Access to health and social services among Roma most-at-risk adolescents (MARA) in Serbia in 2013
Year 2014
Author D. Meskovic and D. Matic
DOI 10.1093/eurpub/cku163.036
URL http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/eurpub/24/suppl_2/cku163.036.full.pdf
Journal The European Journal of Public Health
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Access

 

Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study

Title Access to health care and employment status of people with disabilities in South India, the SIDE (South India Disability Evidence) study
Year 2014
Author M. V. Gudlavalleti, N. John, K. Allagh, J. Sagar, S. Kamalakannan, S. Ramachandra and S. I. D. E. S. Group
DOI  
URL http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/1125
Journal BMC Public Health
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Access

 

Access to health care for all? User fees plus a Health Equity Fund in Sotnikum, Cambodia

Title Access to health care for all? User fees plus a Health Equity Fund in Sotnikum, Cambodia
Year 2004
Author W. Hardeman, W. Van Damme, M. Van Pelt, I. Por, H. Kimvan and B. Meessen
DOI 10.1093/heapol/czh003
URL http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/1/22.abstract
Journal Health Policy and Planning
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access; equity

 

Access to health care in relation to socioeconomic status in the Amazonian area of Peru

Title Access to health care in relation to socioeconomic status in the Amazonian area of Peru
Year 2009
Author C. Kristiansson, E. Gotuzzo, H. Rodriguez, A. Bartoloni, M. Strohmeyer, G. Tomson and P. Hartvig
DOI  
URL http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/8/1/11
Journal International Journal for Equity in Health
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Full Text
Classification Access

 

Access to Health Insurance and the Use of Inpatient Medical Care: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Mandate

Title Access to Health Insurance and the Use of Inpatient Medical Care: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Mandate
Year 2014
Author Y. A. Antwi, A. S. Moriya and K. Simon
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2014.11.007
URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167629614001453
Journal Journal of Health Economics
Document Type Journal Article
Document Availability Abstract
Classification Access; health insurance

 

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