Ghana’s Efforts to Reform its Health System and Provide Quality, Affordable Care to All
In 2003, the Ghanaian government launched one of the most ambitious plans to achieve universal health coverage—the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Since that time, more than 11 million people have enrolled—about 41 percent of the population. However, the NHIS has experienced challenges. To address these issues, the government created a technical committee to review the status of the NHIS and make recommendations for reform.