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Community Based Health Insurance Schemes in Africa: the Case of Rwanda

Dec 01, 2010 | A. Shimeles | AfDB
This study examines the impact of the program on demand for modern health care, mitigation of out-of-pocket catastrophic health expenditure and social inclusiveness based on a nationally representative household survey using traditional regression approach. The findings suggest that community-based health insurance schemes (Mutuelles) have been successful in increasing utilization of modern health care services and reducing catastrophic health related expenditure.
Theme: Insurance, Financial Inclusion | Country: Rwanda | Pages: 29