International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018

  • The Role of Community Based Health Insurance Scheme on Financial Protection and Healthcare Seeking Behavior of Households in Tehuledere District, Northeast Ethiopia

    Molla Yismaw Jembere

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 13-19
    Received: 9 June 2018
    Accepted: 4 July 2018
    Published: 30 July 2018
    Abstract: Healthcare financing in many developing countries dominantly come from out-of-pocket expenditure, and it has remained problematic for its catastrophic consequences on the poor. Community based health insurance scheme become potential strategy to protect households from out- of –pocket expenditure and impoverishment, and access affordable and effect... Show More
  • Rationales for Establishing a Radiation Oncology Center in Fiji: Beyond Cost and Benefit Analysis

    Chang Bae Chun

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 20-27
    Received: 25 June 2018
    Accepted: 13 July 2018
    Published: 4 August 2018
    Abstract: In Fiji, cancers are the third leading cause of death behind cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. The cancer incidence is to increase rapidly, but cancer patients are not able to obtain treatment within the country. Instead they have to go abroad because radiotherapy services are not available in Fiji. To overcome the limited accessibility of canc... Show More