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Social Protection

Building social protection floors and comprehensive social security systems


Sierra Leone. Technical Note. Assessment of health insurance options for Sierra Leone. Assessment, conceptual remarks and recommendations

ILO/TF/Sierra Leone/R.14

ILO, Social Security Department
International Labour Office
xi, 92 p.
Sierra Leone
Technical Cooperation Report (ILO)
11.06.2010 - SP Admin
Consultations 10828 / Download 5198

Summary (English)


This report focuses on the request for technical assistance on policy and actuarial aspects in the context of the extension of social health protection in Sierra Leone. It concentrates on the assessment of health insurance options with a view to achieving universal coverage and access to health services for the most vulnerable population as regards design, financing mechanisms, benefits and administration and reflects the intense discussions held in the country at the national and local level including a broad-based validation process.

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