World Health & Population

World Health & Population November -0001 : 0-0.doi:10.12927/whp..17509

Cost-sharing in Kabarole District, Western Uganda: Communities' and Health Professionals' Perceptions about Health Financing

Walter Kipp, Jimmy Kamugisha, Gilbert Burnham and Tom Rubaalm

Abstract

This study investigated the perceptions towards cost-sharing in Kabarole, Uganda. The opinion of the public and professional groups about user fees was determined. The findings indicate that the Kabarole cost-sharing project was viewed as successful. Reasons for the success given were options for local decision making, community ownership and local management of funds.
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