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“We are called the et cetera”: Experiences of the poor with health financing reforms that target them in Kenya

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Through a number of healthcare reforms, Kenya has demonstrated its intention to extend financial risk protection and service coverage for poor and vulnerable groups. These reforms include the provision of free maternity services, user-fee removal in public primary health facilities and a health insurance subsidy programme (HISP) for the poor. However, the available evidence points to inequity and the likelihood that the poor will still be left behind with...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12939-019-1006-2

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0000-0001-8768-6014
Publisher:
BioMed Central
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International Journal for Equity in Health More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Article number:
98
Publication date:
2019-06-24
Acceptance date:
2019-06-18
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EISSN:
1475-9276
Pmid:
31234940
Language:
English
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1025278
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pubs:1025278
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2020-11-18

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