Health Care Financing: Concepts, Challenges and Practices

Category: Health Financing,
Institution:Ahmadu Bello University
Country: Nigeria
Region: Africa
Language: English
Audience: Practicing Researchers,

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learning objectives

1. Analyse the advantages and weaknesses of health financing mechanisms; 2. Critically analyse the roles of the public and private sector; 3. Compare and analyse the basic features of health financing mechanisms in L/M/H-income countries; 4. Design a scheme of health financing for local systems.


Major topics covered

The overall aim of this course is to enable participants to: Describe the basic tools used in development and assessment of financing mechanisms, to analyse the advantages and weaknesses of these; Critically analyse the roles of the public and private sector; Compare and analyse the basic features of health financing mechanisms in L/M/H-income countries; and Design a scheme of health financing.


Teaching formats

Classroom lectures, case studies, independent reading

Course materials:

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