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Title: Learning from Experience: health care financing in low- and middle-income countries
Themes: Tools for enhancing health equity
Authors: McIntyre, Diane
Keywords: developing countries, equity, health care financing, health financing systems, health insurance, low- and middle-income countries
Year: 2007 Pages: 76
Abstract:
This report offers a framework to assess the performance of health care financing systems and improve their equitability, efficiency and sustainability. By reviewing health care financing in LMICs, this report presents possibilities for optimizing the three main functions of health care financing: revenue collection, pooling of funds and purchasing. The report presents a range of country case studies that highlight factors that have contributed to the successful set-up and implementation of these functions. A user-friendly fold-out table summarizes international experience in the performance of these functions in terms of feasibility, equity, efficiency and sustainability.
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ISBN: 2-940286-53-1
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Title: Liability and other Legal Issues for Organizations Engaged in Product Development through Public-Private Collaboration
Themes: Tools for enhancing health equity
Authors: Widdus, Roy
Keywords: collaboration, health, initiative on public-private partnerships for health (IPPPH), legal issues, liability, poverty, product development
Year: 2004 Pages: 30
Abstract:
On April 14 - 15, 2003, a meeting organized by the Initiative on Public-Private Partnerships for Health and hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, was held to discuss "Liability and Other Legal Issues for Organizations Engaged in Product Development through Public-Private Collaboration."
This meeting report is targeted towards those persons within a drug development public-private partnership ("PPP") who are responsible for assessing risk and / or providing risk management services and is designed to offer a summary of the principal liability and risk management issues which should be considered by the PPP's management, together with their legal, insurance and other advisers.
ISBN: 2-940286-18-3
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