Consumer-led demand side financing in health and education and its relevance for low and middle income countries.

@article{Ensor2004ConsumerledDS,
  title={Consumer-led demand side financing in health and education and its relevance for low and middle income countries.},
  author={Tim Ensor},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={267-85}
}
  • Tim Ensor
  • Published 2004 in
    The International journal of health planning and…
There is increasing awareness that supply subsidies for health and education services often fail to benefit those that are most vulnerable in a community. This recognition has led to a growing interest in and experimentation with, consumer-led demand side financing systems (CL-DSF). These mechanisms place purchasing power in the hands of consumers to spend on specific services at accredited facilities. International evidence in education and health sectors suggest a limited success of CL-DSF in… CONTINUE READING

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