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Baseline data findings for the Okambilimbili Health Insurance Evaluation Project in Namibia

Emily Gustafsson-Wright

Baseline data findings for the Okambilimbili Health Insurance Evaluation Project in Namibia

by Emily Gustafsson-Wright

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Published by Multi-disciplinary Research Centre, University of Namibia in [Windhoek] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 28).

Statement[by Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Jacques van der Gaag, Gert van Rooy ; with contributions from Juan Munoz, Christa Schier].
SeriesResearch Report -- 1
ContributionsGaag, J. van der., Van Rooy, Gert., Muñoz Martín, Juan., Schier, Christa.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 29 leaves :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16822364M
LC Control Number2008347180

The Evaluation further aimed to determine a baseline and develop an action plan which will help the Country develop its core capacities in compliance with International Health Regulations (IHR ). role in health insurance coverage, especially for women and the less wealthy. These findings may help to inform the targeting of strategies to improve financial protection from healthcare-associated costs in Namibia. Keywords: Health insurance, Namibia, Education, Women, Wealth Introduction Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is defined by the World.

Namibia, a lower-middle-income country in sub-Saharan Africa, suffers from a huge HIV/AIDS burden. An influx of donor funding in – increased support for publicly provided HIV care and. requisite of a sound health system. These report findings and recommendations supplement efforts already initiated by the Ministry of Health and Social Services to improve maternal and newborn health in Namibia. This study was conducted with the ultimate end result in mind of providing inroads into.

MEASURE Evaluation assists the government and other health stakeholders in Namibia to address health information challenges and gaps. Namibia continues to be one of the countries with the highest HIV prevalence in the world, with 16 percent of the adult population living with HIV. Keywords: HIV/AIDS, insurance, Namibia, NGO sustainability, policy, private sector assessment, private sector health Recommended Citation: SHOPS Project. Namibia Private Health Sector Bethesda, MD: Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Health Sector Project, Abt Associates.


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Baseline data findings for the Okambilimbili Health Insurance Evaluation Project in Namibia by Emily Gustafsson-Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author(s): Gustafsson-Wright,Emily; Gaag,J van der; Van Rooy,Gert; University of Namibia. Multi-disciplinary Research Centre. Title(s): Baseline data findings for the Okambilimbili health insurance evaluation project in Namibia/ by Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Jacques van der Gaag, Gert van Rooy ; with contributions from Juan Munoz, Christa Schier.

evaluation of health insurance reforms and on building a robust knowledge base to guide policy as other countries tackle the health insurance challenge. Maria-Luisa Escobar is lead health File Size: 1MB.

Sincethe Okambilimbili pilot project has introduced new low-cost, thus affordable, private health insurance schemes in Namibia.

Two of the defining characteristics of the new schemes are that they include full coverage of HIV/AIDS treatment and care, and that they pool HIVrelated risk to ensure financial viability of the schemes. Namibia /13 Health Accounts Report.

Windhoek, Namibia. Program management and support and funding for the health accounts estimation were provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, implemented by Abt Associates Inc. under cooperative agreement AID.

South American Journal of Public Health, Volume-2, Issue-4, EVALUATION OF NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES IN EASTERN NIGERIA A Case Study By MGBE CHINENYE GLORY1 & Dr.

Kevin E. M, Nigeria2 (Phd, PHD Public Health Student of Texila American University1 MBBS, Faulty at WACS University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nigeria2. transform the health services in Namibia.

Oral Health Services need to be restructured and refocused to address the needs of communities. The main challenges include the redressing of imbalances, transformation of service delivery system and increase in efficiency. The Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) aims at promoting.

This report presents the findings of Namibia’s Health Accounts estimation for the fiscal year April through March (/15), and analyzes the implications of these findings for key policy decisions.

This round of Health Accounts is the fifth round, and the second round that was conducted using the System of Health Accounts (SHA ) methodology. These initiatives will also aim to reach the general workforce, so that they have access to, and can afford, private health care and medical insurance protection.

Both Public and Private medical providers within Namibia have publicly committed themselves to successful public-private partnerships in the country’s healthcare sector.

Framework for Government-Sponsored Health Insurance Programmes published by the Microinsurance Network. The country profiles, overview of their government-sponsored health insurance programmes, and performance evaluation frameworks presently used in these programmes are discussed in detail in the discussion paper.

Country profiles. Estimating Willingness-to-Pay for health insurance among rural poor in India by reference to Engel's law These findings indicate that like food, health insurance is considered a necessity good.

An evaluation of factors that contribute to English second language acquisition in the upper primary phase of an urban school in Namibia a case study: The BOLESWANA Annual Symposium. University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana.

grant ID HEALTH-F – Community-based Health Insurance in India. Ellen Van de Poel received funding support from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Innovational Research Incentives Scheme, Veni project The MRC implements its research programs through strong research collaborations with the Faculty of Science, Faculty of Humanities and other partners.

Apart from publishing scholarly work/articles, MRC has maintained a newsletter which is published biannual. This is a platform where researchers inform the public and researchers worldwide on the research work conducted and promoted at MRC.

for the Health Care Improvement Project (HCIP) in Namibia with an end date of Septemand a planned life of project funding $1, The in-country evaluation took place.

Evaluation of Demonstration Sites Interventions [Final Report] 2 Improving Benchmarks for Key Health Service Delivery Areas: Evaluation of Demonstration Sites Interventions Suggested citation: Kirui, M.

K., Luciani, A., Ochieng, M., & Kamau, J. Improving Benchmarks for Key Health Service. Meeting report. National Health Insurance: Progress Report on pilot districts by Department of Health Ms Malebona Matsoso, Director-General, Department of Health, said that in Aprilwhen the eleven National Health Insurance (NHI) pilot districts were identified, the Department of Health (DoH or the Department) had not yet established whether it would purchase services, how it would.

Gamsberg SX RUM Gustafsson-Wright, E., et al. Baseline data findings for the Okambilimbili health insurance evaluation project in Namibia. 28pp. N$ MRCC-UNAM SX Harring, S., Odendaal, W. health insurance on health status using various differing outcomes as proxies.

Two of these studies find improvements in health, one for the elderly and one for young children, while the remaining studies find no impact. The third section of the report also discusses the challenges with measuring the impact of health insurance.

On this premise, in latethe so-called Project Okambilimbili 15 was introduced in Namibia to develop a network of partnerships which would provide access to affordable private health insurance for more low-income households, including anti-retroviral treatment for HIV (Schellekens et al.

The project aimed to create and strengthen private pre-paid health financing systems for the employed but uninsured population in Namibia. Recommended Citation: Ethiopian Health Insurance Agency. May Evaluation of Community-Based Health Insurance Pilot Schemes in Ethiopia: Final Report.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Program Management and support, funding for the CBHI pilot evaluation, and printing of this evaluation report. The report presents the findings from the Namibia Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) conducted by the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS).

Macro International Inc. provided technical assistance through the MEASURE DHS project, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Namibia: State of the Nation’s Health explores the progress Namibia has experienced over the last two decades and the new challenges it faces as its population grows and ages.

This report provides information about the diseases and injuries that .4 Namibia: State of the Nation’s Health About IHME At the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), we are diagnosing health problems and identifying the world’s solutions to address them.

IHME was launched at the University of Washington in with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the state of Washington. Under.