Financing for health systems: A webinar on gender

“There are many different mechanisms for generating health care revenue, each with implications for access and availability of care. However, as our review of the literature indicates, analyses of health care financing methods surprisingly pays little attention to how these financing reforms impact on the differential health needs of women and men.” Percival et al 2014


  1. We brought together an exciting line-up of speakers. Rob Yates is a Senior Fellow at Chatham House. Sophie Witter is a Professor of International Health Financing and Health Systems at the Institute for International Health and Development, Queen Margaret University. Veloshnee Govender is a researcher/lecturer at the Health Economics Unit at the University of Cape Town. TK Sundari Ravindran is a Professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology. Sarah Ssali is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University.