Health financing for universal coverage

Social Health Insurance: a guidebook for planning

Second Edition

ADB, ILO, WHO, gtz

Publication details

Number of pages: 161
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-3-88864-491-7



This guidebook is designed to be used by planners, policy-makers and stakeholders in countries that are considering the introduction social health insurance (SHI) as a replacement for or to supplement to existing financing mechanisms for health care. This book is not meant to be an advocacy tool but a technical guide for those who are interested in the issues and techniques of SHI.