Publications about benefits of community health insurance
Development of the Kisiizi hospital health insurance scheme: lessons learned and implications for universal health coverage. ( Baine, Kakama and Mugume, 2018)
Impact of community based health insurance on utilization of preventive health services in rural Uganda: a propensity score matching approach (Rukundo, 2018)
Determinants of enrollment and renewing of community-based health insurance in households with under-5 children in rural South-Western Uganda (Nshakira-rukundo, 2019) Implications for policy makers
How a Ugandan hospital delivers health insurance through burial groups (The Economist, 2020)
Impact of Community health insurance on childhood stunting. Evidence from rural Uganda. (Nshakira-rukundo, 2020)
One year of a household’s participation in community-based health insurance was associated with a 4.3 percentage point less probability of stunting. Children of two years or less dominated the effect but there were also statistically significant benefits of enrolling in insurance after a child’s birth.