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12 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

Social health protection: Addressing inequities in access to health care

12 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

Social health protection: Addressing inequities in access to health care

Social health protection: Addressing inequities in access to health care

Content

Analysis of issues related to gaps in access to health care
• Dimensions of effective access
• Gaps in statutory coverage
• Limitations in the scope of benefits
• Gaps in financial protection


Root causes for inequities in access to health care
• Fragmentation of social protection systems, multiplicity of actors
• Incoherence of policies and strategies
• Links to the socio-economic context


Developing and implementing responses to achieve universal access to health care

• Progressing towards universal and equitable access to health services
• Extension of social health protection coverage and its impact on poverty reduction
• Main financing mechanisms, collection of funds and creation of fiscal space
• Coordination of different health fi nancing mechanisms for sustainable schemes
• Administration, cost control and good governance of social health protection schemes
• Developing coverage plans and national health budgets
• Affordability and availability of adequate benefits
• Provision of health care benefits
• National and community-based schemes

The multiple dimensions of inequity in effective access to health care for different population groups will be
highlighted throughout the programme.

 

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spgt@itcilo.org

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spgt@itcilo.org

 

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