NGOs in community health insurance schemes: examples from Guatemala and the Philippines.

@article{Ron1999NGOsIC,
  title={NGOs in community health insurance schemes: examples from Guatemala and the Philippines.},
  author={Aviva Ron},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={
          939-50
        }
}
  • Aviva Ron
  • Published 1999 in Social science & medicine
In poor rural communities, access to basic health care is often severely limited by inadequate supply as well as financial barriers to seeking care. National policies may introduce social health insurance, but these are likely to begin with the salaried public and private sector workers while the informal sector population may be the last to be covered. Community initiatives to generate health care financing require a complex development process. This paper covers attempts to develop such… CONTINUE READING
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