Table 3

Partial list of key stakeholders shaping Uganda’s NHIS by group affiliation
National government actors/ politicians Public sector Private sector Civil society Donors
i) Parliament (ruling party and opposition) i) National Social Security Fund (NSSF) i) Private for profit and non-profit providers i) NGOs i) Providing for Health (P4H).
ii) President (executive president) ii) Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRAU) ii) Private insurance companies ii) Trade unions and employee groups ii) Swedish Development Agency
iii) Prime minister iii) National Planning Authority (NPA) iii) Private-sector foundation iii) Health professional associations iii) UK Department of International Development
iv) Cabinet iv) Uganda Manufacturers Association iv) Belgian Technical Cooperation
v) Ministry of Health v) Community health insurance schemes
vi) Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development vi) Federation of Uganda Employers
vii) Ministry of Public Service
viii) Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
ix) Local governments (district and urban authorities)

Basaza et al.

Basaza et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:357   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-357

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