Assessment of equity in healthcare financing in Fiji and Timor-Leste: a study protocol

  title={Assessment of equity in healthcare financing in Fiji and Timor-Leste: a study protocol},
  author={Augustine Asante and Jennifer A Price and A. Hayen and W. Irava and J. Martins and L. Guinness and J. Ataguba and S. Limwattananon and A. Mills and S. Jan and V. Wiseman},
  journal={BMJ Open},
Introduction Equitable health financing remains a key health policy objective worldwide. In low and middle-income countries (LMICs), there is evidence that many people are unable to access the health services they need due to financial and other barriers. There are growing calls for fairer health financing systems that will protect people from catastrophic and impoverishing health payments in times of illness. This study aims to assess equity in healthcare financing in Fiji and Timor-Leste in… Expand
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  • J. Ataguba
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Health Economics, Policy and Law
  • 2011
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