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How Ghana can save lives and money: the benefits of financing family planning through national health insurance.

@inproceedings{Chaitkin2015HowGC,
  title={How Ghana can save lives and money: the benefits of financing family planning through national health insurance.},
  author={Michael Chaitkin and Melissa Schnure and D Dickerson and S. Alkenbrack},
  year={2015}
}
Access to maternal health services in Ghana has improved significantly over the past 15 years—most dramatically since 2008 when the government began providing free general care for pregnant women as well as a maternal benefit package covering deliveries antenatal and postnatal care and pediatric care for the first three months of life. The National Health Insurance Fund finances all of these services. To help Ghana’s policymakers anticipate the health and economic benefits at varying levels of… Expand

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