Health insurance and care-seeking behaviours of female migrants in Accra, Ghana

@inproceedings{Lattof2018HealthIA,
  title={Health insurance and care-seeking behaviours of female migrants in Accra, Ghana},
  author={Samantha R Lattof},
  booktitle={Health policy and planning},
  year={2018}
}
People working in Ghana's informal sector have low rates of enrolment in the publicly funded National Health Insurance Scheme. Informal sector workers, including migrant girls and women from northern Ghana working as head porters (kayayei), report challenges obtaining insurance and seeking formal health care. This article analyses how health insurance status affects kayayei migrants' care-seeking behaviours. This mixed-methods study involved surveying 625 migrants using respondent-driven… CONTINUE READING
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