International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023

  • The Question of Quality Ordering of Health Commodities in Tanga Region, IMPACT Approach Becomes Relevant Driver to the Answers

    Japhet Simeo, Eddom Silabi, Deusdedith James, Said Ally, Imakulata Mwalulefu, Martha Kikwale, Mathew Mganga, Ondo Baraka, Athanas Ntaganyamba, Winyfrida Emmanuel, Abdallah Mushi, Feisal Said, Ali Msoud, Daud Msasi, Ntuli Kapologwe, Ally Hamza, Blandina Temba

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 28-34
    Received: Mar. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 21, 2023
    Published: May 10, 2023
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    Abstract: The effective delivery of integrated health services depends on the extent to which the six pillars of a health system as recommended by WHO are adhered to such as adequate human resources for health, service delivery, financing, health system governance, information, quality medicines and technologies. However, to improve supply chain management l... Show More
  • Leadership and Governance Effect in Implementing the IMPACT Approach: A Retrospective Observational Study in Simiyu Region

    Boniphace Richard, Oscar Tenganamba, Chacha Magige, Godfrey Justine, Mathew Mganga, Eddom Silabi, Martha Kikwale, Ondo Baraka, Iddrissa Hassan, Abdi Abdallah, Winfrida Emmanuel, Athanas Ntaganyamba

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 35-43
    Received: Apr. 20, 2023
    Accepted: May 16, 2023
    Published: May 31, 2023
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    Abstract: The Government of Tanzania in collaboration with USAID Global Health Supply Chain-Technical Assistance-Tanzania (USAID GHSC-TA -TZ), JSI-InSupply Health and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) rolled out the IMPACT approach in Simiyu Region in 2019. For the purpose of improve data management and visibility of vertical health commodities supply c... Show More
  • Health Insurance Coverage and Its Socioeconomic and Demographic Determinants in Cameroon

    Zakariaou Njoumemi, Altiné Fadimatou, Samuel Honore Ntavoua, Ousseni Mongbet, Rahimatou Manouore

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 44-56
    Received: Jun. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 25, 2023
    Published: Jul. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Health insurance coverage is a public health issue for global and national health financing in Africa where countries have gradually begun to implement universal health coverage. This study analyses the socioeconomic and demographic determinants of health insurance coverage in Cameroon using a cross-sectional study design. A nationwide stratified, ... Show More