Expenditures for health care are a major cause of poverty and impoverishment in Cambodia. The impressive coverage of health equity funds and other demand-side health financing schemes in the last decade has helped to reduce financial barriers to access to health services for the poor.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
SoC 3Evidence for policy development:Supporting national policies to advance social health protection in Cambodia
When Cambodia’s health equity funds attain nationwide coverage in early 2014, it will mark a significant step in the country’s pioneering journey to ensure that health services reach every citizen. It will also provide a cohesive foundation for the central administration of these unique districtbased funds—long considered vital to the sustainability of one of the developing world’s most innovative social health protection systems. Working towards the establishment of a national health protection agency to incorporate the health equity funds and other demand-side financing schemes has been central to the Health Policy and Health Finance Hub’s work with the Cambodian government, forming the subject of an evidence-based policy study in 2011.
Friday 31 August 2012
What are the barriers people in Cambodia with disabilities face in accessing health services? Are there facilitating factors?
Monday 23 July 2012
This working paper explores the barriers to strengthening universal coverage in Cambodia
Sunday 01 January 2012
During the last decade, various demand-side health financing schemes targeting the poor and the informal sector have been piloted by the Ministry of Health and development partners in Cambodia and in the Lao PDR.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Policy-makers need data on preferences of health service providers and clients to build stronger health systems. How can discrete choice experiments be used to collect this data?