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Universal Health Coverage

Thematic Series

Guest edited by Dr. Beibei Yuan (, Associate Professor from Peking University, Dr. Lanting Lu (, Associate Professor from Renmin University of China and Dr. Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III ( from Wuhan University.

  1. Content type: Research

    Health financing is a major challenge in low-and middle-income counties (LMICs) for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Past studies have argued that the budgetary allocation on health financing depends...

    Authors: Deepak Kumar Behera and Umakant Dash

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:21

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  2. Content type: Research

    Since 2000, results based financing (RBF) has proliferated in health sectors in Africa in particular, including in fragile and conflict affected settings (FCAS) and there is a growing but still contested liter...

    Authors: Sophie Witter, Yotamu Chirwa, Pamela Chandiwana, Shungu Munyati, Mildred Pepukai and Maria Paola Bertone

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:20

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  3. Content type: Research

    In May 2015 the Malawian Ministry of Health (MOH) contacted the German Development Cooperation to seek technical assistance from the P4H Network for Social Health Protection for an “Assessment of the appropria...

    Authors: Adrian Gheorghe, Kai Straehler-Pohl, Dominic Nkhoma, Wathando Mughandira, Denis Garand, Deliwe Malema, Alexandra Murray-Zmijewski, Andrew Kardan and Tomas Lievens

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:13

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  4. Content type: Research

    Results-Based Financing (RBF) has proliferated in health sectors of low and middle income countries, especially fragile and conflict-affected ones, and has been presented as a way of reforming and strengthenin...

    Authors: Sophie Witter, Maria Paola Bertone, Justine Namakula, Pamela Chandiwana, Yotamu Chirwa, Aloysius Ssennyonjo and Freddie Ssengooba

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2019 4:3

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  5. Content type: Review

    Access to primary health care (PHC) is a fundamental human right and central in the performance of health care systems, however persons with disabilities (PWDs) generally experience greater barriers in accessi...

    Authors: Ebenezer Dassah, Heather Aldersey, Mary Ann McColl and Colleen Davison

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:36

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  6. Content type: Research

    In 2004, Ghana started experimenting a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to reduce  out-of-pocket payment for healthcare. Like many other social health insurance schemes in Africa, the NHIS is striving f...

    Authors: Eric Nsiah-Boateng and Moses Aikins

    Citation: Global Health Research and Policy 2018 3:32

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