National Health Service Systems

General tax revenue/National Health Service Systems " is an important source of financing health care in low, middle and high income countries although government's capacity to raise general revenues is strongly correlated with income. This revenue can come from a variety of taxes - income and profit taxes, value-added and sales taxes, taxes on imports and taxes on profits from the sale of natural resources (minerals, oil, timber – etc). (…) General tax revenue is used to support a wide range...

Non-contributory health insurance

“Social health protection comprises all the instruments that aim at removing financial barriers preventing access to health services and protecting people from the impoverishing effects of medical expenditures.” See Social health protection . Source: Hörmansdörfer, C. (2009). ‘Health and Social Protection’ in OECD, Promoting Pro-Poor Growth SOCIAL PROTECTION, OECD, 145-153