PS 08
Strategic Purchasing for Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa Lessons from the Ghanaian Experience (OS)

Thursday, March 13, 2014: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Jambo-Samburu 2 (Safari Park Hotel)
Chair:
Cheryl Cashin
10:45 AM
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11:05 AM
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Strategic Purchasing for UHC in SSA 2. Methodology
Irene Akua Agyepong, University of Ghana, School of Public Health
11:25 AM
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Strategic Purchasing for UHC in SSA 3. Case Based payment: G-DRG for services
Justice Nonvignon, Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, University of Ghana; Moses Aikins, Ghana National Health Insurance Authority
11:45 AM
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Strategic Purchasing for UHC in SSA 4. Itemized fee schedule: Medicines
Daniel Kojo Arhinful, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
12:05 PM
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Strategic Purchasing for UHC in SSA 5. Experiences and Lessons from the capitation pilot
Francis Asenso Boadi, Ghana National Health Insurance Authority
12:45 PM
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Strategic Purchasing for UHC in SSA: Lessons from the Ghanaian Experience
Irene Akua Agyepong, University of Ghana, School of Public Health; Daniel Kojo Arhinful, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research; Justice Nonvignon, Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, University of Ghana; Genevieve Cecelia Aryeetey, University of Ghana School of Public Health; Emmanuel Ankrah Odame, Ministry of Health Ghana; Joseph Nii Otoo Dodoo, Ministry of Health Ghana
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