Health Care Financing Country Profiles

The African Strategies for Health project and MSH participated in the Financial Protection and Access to Care Workshop, held in Accra, Ghana February 15-19, 2016. Convened by Ghana’s Ministry of Health, the National Health Insurance Authority, the World Health Organization and USAID, the meeting brought together participants from nine African countries and representatives from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO’s Africa Regional Office, the West African Health Organization (WAHO), the Joint Learning Network for UHC, the World Bank, the Mexican Ministry of Health, and various NGOs and private sector organizations.

The country profiles were developed for discussion at the workshop, and provide an in-depth perspective on the health financing situation in each of the nine countries in attendance (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, and Uganda).