Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Universal Health Coverage

Edited by Aida Isabel Tavares

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management, University of Lisbon

The chapters in this book contribute to the wide discussion on universal health coverage. The variety of topics discussed here confirms the importance of UHC for academics and health professionals and also the controversies and challenges of its implementation.I invite you to read the book and be involved in the discussions around the goals of universal health coverage.

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Universal Health CoverageEdited by Aida Isabel Tavares

Published: November 27th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77664

ISBN: 978-1-78984-975-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-974-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78984-646-1

Copyright year: 2019

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4024 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Universal Health Coverage

By Aida Isabel Tavares


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2. Provider Payment Mechanisms: Effective Policy Tools for Achieving Universal and Sustainable Healthcare Coverage

By Abualbishr Alshreef


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3. Universal Health Coverage, Long-Term Care, and Funding in an Aging Era

By Aida Isabel Tavares and Pedro Lopes Ferreira


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4. Healthcare Coverage and Affordability in Nigeria: An Alternative Model to Equitable Healthcare Delivery

By Alex E. Asakitikpi


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5. Caring for Older People - Improving Healthcare Quality to Ensure Well-Being and Dignity

By Sandra Pennbrant and Margareta Karlsson


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6. An Intersectional Innovative Analysis of How Providers’ Discourses Interact with Universal Healthcare Access

By Lorena Saletti-Cuesta and Lila Aizenberg


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7. The Brazilian Unified Health System: Thirty Years of Advances and Resistance

By Telma Maria Gonçalves Menicucci


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8. Economic Crisis, Decentralisation and Health Inequalities: The Case of Italy

By Stefano Neri


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