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The political economy of user fees with targeting: Developing equitable health financing policy


  • Lucy Gilson
  • Steven Russell
  • Kent Buse


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  • Lucy Gilson & Steven Russell & Kent Buse, 1995. "The political economy of user fees with targeting: Developing equitable health financing policy," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 7(3), pages 369-401, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:jintdv:v:7:y:1995:i:3:p:369-401

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    3. Gilson, Lucy & Kalyalya, Denny & Kuchler, Felix & Lake, Sally & Oranga, Hezron & Ouendo, Marius, 2001. "Strategies for promoting equity: experience with community financing in three African countries," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 37-67, October.
    4. Habtom, GebreMichael Kibreab & Ruys, Pieter, 2007. "The choice of a health care provider in Eritrea," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 202-217, January.
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    7. Jelena Arsenijevic & Milena Pavlova & Wim Groot, 2014. "Out-of-pocket payments for public healthcare services by selected exempted groups in Serbia during the period of post-war healthcare reforms," International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(4), pages 373-398, October.
    8. Lépine, A. & Lagarde, M. & Le Nestour, A., 2015. "Free primary care in Zambia: an impact evaluation using a pooled synthetic control method," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 15/20, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
    9. Miloud Kaddar & Friedeger Stierle & Bergis Schmidt-Ehry & Anastase Tchicaya, 2000. "L'accès des indigents aux soins de santé en Afrique subsaharienne," Revue Tiers Monde, Programme National Persée, vol. 41(164), pages 903-925.
    10. Onwujekwe, Obinna & Uzochukwu, Benjamin, 2005. "Socio-economic and geographic differentials in costs and payment strategies for primary healthcare services in Southeast Nigeria," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 383-397, March.
    11. Masiye, Felix & Chitah, Bona M. & McIntyre, Diane, 2010. "From targeted exemptions to user fee abolition in health care: Experience from rural Zambia," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 71(4), pages 743-750, August.
    12. Ridde, Valéry & Yaogo, Maurice & Kafando, Yamba & Kadio, Kadidiatou & Ouedraogo, Moctar & Bicaba, Abel & Haddad, Slim, 2011. "Targeting the worst-off for free health care: A process evaluation in Burkina Faso," Evaluation and Program Planning, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 333-342, November.
    13. Pavlova, Milena & Groot, Wim & van Merode, Godefridus, 2002. "Public attitudes towards patient payments in Bulgarian public health care sector: results of a household survey," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 1-24, January.
    14. Bedi, A.S. & Kimalu, P. & Kimenyi, M.S. & Manda, D.K. & Mwabu, G. & Nafula, N., 2003. "User charges and utilisation of health services in Kenya," ISS Working Papers - General Series 19140, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.
    15. Dyna Arhin-Tenkorang, 2001. "Mobilizing Resources for Health: The Case for User Fees Revisited," CID Working Papers 81, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
    16. Leighton, Charlotte, 1996. "Strategies for Achieving Health Financing Reform in Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 24(9), pages 1511-1525, September.

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