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April 2, 2018

Assessing the feasibility of community health insurance in Uganda: A mixed-methods exploratory analysis

Region: Africa Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Creating an enabling environment Source: Social Science & Medicine

Community health insurance (CHI) aims to provide financial protection and facilitate health care access among poor rural populations. Given common operational challenges that hamper the full development of the scheme, there is need to undertake systematic feasibility studies. These are scarce in the literature and usually they do not provide a comprehensive analysis of the local context. The present research intends to adopt a mixed-methods approach to assess ex-ante the feasibility of CHI.