Does User Fee Removal Policy Provide Financial Protection from Catastrophic Health Care Payments? Evidence from Zambia

@inproceedings{Masiye2016DoesUF,
  title={Does User Fee Removal Policy Provide Financial Protection from Catastrophic Health Care Payments? Evidence from Zambia},
  author={Felix Masiye and Oliver Kaonga and Joses M. Kirigia and Sassy Molyneux},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Out-of-pocket payments in health care have been shown to impose significant burden on households in Sub-Saharan Africa, leading to constrained access to health care and impoverishment. In an effort to reduce the financial burden imposed on households by user fees, some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have abolished user fees in the health sector. Zambia is one of few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to abolish user fees in primary health care facilities with a view to alleviating… CONTINUE READING
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