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Ethiopia Scales Up Community-based Health Insurance

In Ethiopia, there is an old tradition called idir or kire of community organizations providing financial help to families for emergencies, like funerals. But a new form of “idir/kire” nicknamed “edir/kire while alive” is gaining traction as the Ethiopian government pursues its goal of providing universal health coverage. That scheme is community-based health insurance or […]

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