In this blog, Maria-Gorreti Ndunwere (MSc, BPharm; GHPU student MSc Global Health Policy 2021/22) reflects on the implementation of pay-for-performance incentives in Rwanda and Haiti. Pay-for-Performance (P4P) is a widely-contested policy idea in which payment-based incentives are used to reshape healthcare provider and/or population behaviour, with the overall aim of improving the quality, efficiency, and […]
For many of the world’s poorest countries, achieving universal health coverage – and the other health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – will require a big expansion of government health expenditure. There are a number of global actors that can help enable that expansion – or get in the way.
The lack of access to healthcare for undocumented migrants and failed asylum seekers has for many years been considered one the United Kingdom’s most pressing human rights issues.
In the U.S., stories of four- and five-digit hospital bills facing the uninsured and underinsured abound. It is well known that many Americans lack adequate health insurance coverage; prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, 18.2 percent of Americans were uninsured.