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Finance equity comparison of health systems : [publication] : discussion of the current overall ranking of health systems by clustering these in their way of financing and equity /

by Napierala, Christoph.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 2008Description: VI, 61, XII Bl. : Tabl., Graf. ; 30 cm.SAPHIR theme(s): Systèmes de santé | Assurances sociales | Économie de la santéMeSH subject(s): Delivery of Health Care | Insurance, Health | Social Justice | Financing, Organized | Benchmarking | Delivery of Health Care -- economics | Delivery of Health Care -- ethics | Insurance, Health -- economics | Insurance, Health -- ethics | Comparative StudyPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: DissertationSummary: [...] This paper focuses on the explanation of equity of resource distribution by focusing especially on financing health systems and how it affects equity in itself. Initially a theoretical overview is provided allowing a distinction of the several underlying concepts. Thereafter the paper concentrates on an inter-country comparison emphasizing performance indicators, based on the World Health Report 2000, and connecting them to health finance relevant numbers. Progressivity figures are used to highlight cross country equity differences. The analysis will provide evidence about the financing method mix' clusters and progressivity factor (Kakwani Index) influencing WHO DALE ranking. Regional and wealth perspectives are also looked at. [...] [Ausführliche Quelle: http://www.public-health-edu.ch/new/Abstracts/NC_15.12.08.pdf ]
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[...] This paper focuses on the explanation of equity of resource distribution by focusing especially on financing health systems and how it affects equity in itself. Initially a theoretical overview is provided allowing a distinction of the several underlying concepts. Thereafter the paper concentrates on an inter-country comparison emphasizing performance indicators, based on the World Health Report 2000, and connecting them to health finance relevant numbers. Progressivity figures are used to highlight cross country equity differences. The analysis will provide evidence about the financing method mix' clusters and progressivity factor (Kakwani Index) influencing WHO DALE ranking. Regional and wealth perspectives are also looked at. [...] [Ausführliche Quelle: http://www.public-health-edu.ch/new/Abstracts/NC_15.12.08.pdf ]