Increasing voucher coverage among the poor in the target districts requires a mix of strategies to increase both vouchers sales and redemption.
Government intervention in the health sector has typically been through supply-side subsidies that cover some or all of the costs of health services inputs (infrastructure, staff, drugs, equipment, non-medical consumables but provide little incentive to attract clients or increase productivity (.
At the national level, only 42 of births to women in the lowest income quintile occur in a health facility ( ubos and Macro International Inc.
To calculate denominators for the assessed indicator, facility deliveries as percentage of the expected number of births, we used the population figure estimated by the recent census and the crude birth rate.9 for rural areas as estimated by the Cambodia Demographic and Health.For comparison, similar data were also gathered for other ODs in Kampong Cham province.Some women reported poor staff attitudes and extra kortingskaart ns na studie payments hinted by midwives.Second, several intra-household constraints made it difficult for some poor pregnant women to leave their home.First, poor pregnant women who received a voucher could now go to the health centre without having to overcome financial barriers.2003 ; Janssen.The HEF scheme (See Additional file 1 ) started in late 2005 in the three district hospitals in the study area to improve access for the poor to hospital care services.
To tackle financial barriers to access, developing countries are implementing various demand-side approaches to financing health care that subsidize the consumers directly.
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Available evidence suggests that HEF can effectively improve access to health services for the poor and protect them from the burden of health care costs.The results show that: (1) the programme paid for 38 of estimated deliveries among the PP in the targeted districts, (2) there was a significant negative correlation between the poverty density in a district and proportions of births to poor women that were covered.Government funding for health generally and reproductive health specifically has remained low in Uganda.Key informants estimated that these findings remain valid for the current situation in the study area.It is also worth noting that increased client volumes and revenue from reimbursements for services rendered to voucher clients in the private facilities offer direct financial benefits to the provider.Similarly, the direct costs of accessing surgical deliveries were USD.22 in public and USD.24 in private facilities ( Levin.Deze vouchers kunnen niet worden ingewisseld tegen geld.World Bank 2004 ).Het is niet mogelijk uw TDC-voucher te gebruiken bij een KLM-reisagent of.(PDF 39 KB) Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests.Keywords: Maternal health vouchers, programme coverage, health facility delivery, Uganda.
During this period, 2,062 vouchers were used by poor pregnant women for ANC1, 1,498 for ANC2, 1,140 for ANC3, 1,280 for delivery and 684 for postnatal care.