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Final Report - SHIELD (Strategies for health insurance mechanisms to address health system inequities in Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania)

Project ID: 32289
Funded under: FP6-INCO


This is the final report for the SHIELD project which received funding under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme (FP6). Its main aim was to critically evaluate existing inequities in health care systems in three African countries, namely in Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania, and the extent to which health insurance mechanisms could address equity challenges.

The report covers in the beginning the aim and the principal objectives of the project and goes on with providing some information regarding how the project contributed in creating comprehensive financing and benefit incidence analyses in these three countries. The work performed, as well as the key results are stated. The report also covers the expected results and the impact of the project and it concludes with the SHIELD partners.

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Record Number: 13336 / Last updated on: 2011-11-25
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