Sökning: "Health insurance"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 194 avhandlingar innehållade orden Health insurance.

  1. 1. Evaluation of a primary health care strategy implemented in a market-oriented health system : the case of Bogota, Colombia

    Författare :Paola Andrea Mosquera Méndez; Miguel San Sebastián; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Roman Vega; Pol De Vos; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Primary health care; outcomes assessment; health services evaluation; population health; health equity; health policy implementation; Bogota; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Despite Colombia having adopted a health system based on an insurance market, Bogota in 2004, as part of a left-wing government (elected for first time in the city), decided to implement a Primary Health Care (PHC) strategy to improve quality of life, level of population health and reduce health inequities. The PHC strategy has been implemented through the HomeHealth program by three consecutive governments over the last eight years in the context of continuous political tension stemming from differences between national and district health policies. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on International Health Economics: The Role of Health Insurance in Health Care Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Författare :Björn Ekman; Socialepidemiologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Low- and middle-income country; Health insurance; Health financing; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Econometric analysis; Equity;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research papers, summarized as follows. The introductory chapter discusses the role of economics in international health and the policy contributions of each of the particular papers. In addition, the data and the methods that have been used are discussed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Catastrophic health expenditure in Vietnam : studies of problems and solutions

    Författare :Curt Löfgren; Klas-Göran Sahlén; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Thanh Nguyen; Lars Lindholm; Karen Hofman; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; elderly; health insurance; Vietnam; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: In Vietnam, problems of high out-of-pocket payments for health, leading to catastrophic health expenditure and resulting impoverishment for vulnerable groups, has been at focus in the past decades. Since the beginning of the 1990’s, the Vietnamese government has launched a series of social health insurance reforms to increase prepayment in the health sector and thereby better protect the population from the financial consequences of health problems. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Inequalities in non-communicable diseases in urban Hanoi, Vietnam : health care utilization, expenditure and responsiveness of commune health stations

    Författare :Vu Duy Kien; Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Malin Eriksson; Alexandra Krettek; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; socioeconomic inequalities; non-communicable diseases; health care utilization; catastrophic health expenditure; impoverishment; health system; commune health stations; Hanoi; Vietnam; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adults in Vietnam. Little is known about the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in NCDs and other NCD-related factors in urban areas, in particular among the poor living in slum areas. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sickness Absence in Sweden : Its relation to Work, Health and Social Insurance Factors

    Författare :Lars-Gunnar Engström; Staffan Janson; Tor Eriksen; Gunnel Hensing; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sickness absence; return to work; work ability; work related factors; psycho-social work environment; health related factors; social insurance system factors; vocational rehabilitation; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Background: The high levels of sickness absence and disability pensioning experienced during the 1990's and 2000's have become both socially as well as financially burdensome for society. Sickness absence implies a costly loss of production for society and large groups of individuals are risking to become marginalised on the labour market. LÄS MER