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Stay Tuned: More on Ethiopia's Experience in Community-Based Health Insurance

December 9, 2015
In a blog post following the conference in Rotterdam on universal health coverage in Africa, Bruno Meessen of the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp debated whether voluntary health insurance behaves like a “zombie, shot many times but always coming back.” Is this true?  Are there exceptions where voluntary schemes perform well?
 
Ethiopia is one of these exceptions, I argue in a blog in the Financial Access to Health Services Community of Practice newsletter. The country is on its way to covering 80 percent of its population by 2020 through a voluntary scheme informed by the experiences of Rwanda, Ghana, China, Senegal, Mexico and Thailand.
 
Read the full blog post in the Financial Access to Health Services Community of Practice newsletter.