Impact of Free Delivery Care on Health Facility Delivery and Insurance Coverage in Ghana’s Brong Ahafo Region

@inproceedings{Dzakpasu2012ImpactOF,
  title={Impact of Free Delivery Care on Health Facility Delivery and Insurance Coverage in Ghana’s Brong Ahafo Region},
  author={Susie Dzakpasu and Seyi Soremekun and A. P. Manu and Guus ten Asbroek and Charlotte Tawiah and Lisa Sioned Hurt and Justin Fenty and Seth Owusu-Agyei and Zelee Hill and Oona M R Campbell and Betty R Kirkwood},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Many sub-Saharan countries, including Ghana, have introduced policies to provide free medical care to pregnant women. The impact of these policies, particularly on access to health services among the poor, has not been evaluated using rigorous methods, and so the empirical basis for defending these policies is weak. In Ghana, a recent report also cast doubt on the current mechanism of delivering free care--the National Health Insurance Scheme. Longitudinal surveillance data from two… CONTINUE READING
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