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Financing universal health coverage—effects of alternative tax structures on public health systems: cross-national modelling in 89 low-income and middle-income countries

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Background How to finance progress towards universal health coverage in low-income and middle-income countries is a subject of intense debate. We investigated how alternative tax systems affect the breadth, depth, and height of health system coverage. Methods We used cross-national longitudinal fixed effects models to assess the relationships between total and different types of tax revenue, health system coverage, and associated child and maternal health outcomes in 89 low-income and middle-...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60574-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9114-965X
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0121-9683
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
386
Issue:
9990
Pages:
274-280
Publication date:
2015-05-14
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pmid:
25982041
Source identifiers:
523498
Language:
English
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2018-10-30

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