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Exploring new health markets: experiences from informal providers of transport for maternal health services in Eastern Uganda

Although a number of intermediate transport initiatives have been used in some developing countries, available evidence reveals a dearth of local knowledge on the effect of these rural informal transport mechanisms on access to maternal health care services, the cost of implementing such schemes and their scalability. This paper, attempts to provide insights into the functioning of the informal transport markets in facilitating access to maternal health care. It also demonstrates the role that higher institutions of learning can play in designing projects that can increase the utilization of maternal health services.

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Understanding the incremental cost of increasing access to maternal health care services

Chrispus Mayora of the Makerere University School of Public Health looks at the incremental costs of implementing a voucher scheme for ante-natal, delivery and post-natal care in several districts in Uganda. Presentation from iHEA's 8th World Congress on Health Economics, 11 July 2011, Toronto, Canada.

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