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Volume 12 Supplement 1

Selected articles from Universal Coverage: Can We Guarantee Health For All?


Edited by Pascale Allotey, Daniel D Reidpath, Shenglan Tang, Shajahan Yasin, Su Lin Chong and Julius Chee Ho Cheah

Supported by Global Public Health, Monash University Sunway Campus; Philips Healthcare; Deloitte and Touche, Singapore; and Sanofi Aventis Malaysia

Universal Coverage: Can We Guarantee Health For All?. Go to conference site.

Bandar Sunway, Malaysia3-4 October 2011

  1. Content type: Proceedings

    In the health systems literature one can see discussions about the trade off between the equity achievable by the system and its efficiency. Essentially it is argued that as greater health equity is achieved, ...

    Authors: Daniel D Reidpath, Anna Elisabet Olafsdottir, Subhash Pokhrel and Pascale Allotey

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12(Suppl 1):S3

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    Universal coverage by health services is one of the core obligations that any legitimate government should fulfil vis-à-vis its citizens. However, universal coverage may not in itself ensure universal access t...

    Authors: TK Sundari Ravindran

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12(Suppl 1):S4

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    Thailand has achieved universal health coverage since 2002 through the implementation of the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS) for 47 million of the population who were neither private sector employees nor gover...

    Authors: Supon Limwattananon, Viroj Tangcharoensathien, Kanjana Tisayaticom, Tawekiat Boonyapaisarncharoen and Phusit Prakongsai

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12(Suppl 1):S6

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    One of the challenges to maintain an agenda for universal coverage and equitable health system is to develop effective structuring and management of health financing. Global experiences with different systems ...

    Authors: Hong Teck Chua and Julius Chee Ho Cheah

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12(Suppl 1):S7

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  5. Content type: Proceedings

    Health care system reform is a major issue in many countries and therefore how to evaluate the effects of changes is incredibly important. This study measured residents’ satisfaction with community health care...

    Authors: Zhijian Li, Jiale Hou, Lin Lu, Shenglan Tang and Jin Ma

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12(Suppl 1):S9

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