The Impact of Universal Coverage Schemes in the Developing World: A Review of the Existing Evidence

Ursula Giedion, Eduardo Andrés Alfonso, Yadira Díaz

The World Bank, Washington DC, January 2013

The World Bank in its attempt to promote Universal Health Coverage with the objectives of improving health outcomes, reducing the financial risks associated with ill health, and increasing equity, has come out with a Study Series that includes technical papers and case studies of various countries. These papers focus on the challenges countries can face in the implementation of UHC.