Low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are increasingly turning to public contributory health insurance as a mechanism for removing financial barriers to access and extending financial risk protection to the population. This research paper assesses the level and inequality of population coverage of existing health insurance schemes in 36 SSA countries.
8 April 2021
BMJ Global Health
Edwine Barasa, Jacob Kazungu, Peter Nguhiu, Nirmala Ravishankar