National Health Service Systems

“General tax revenue is an important source of financing health care in low, middle and high income countries although government's capacity to raise general revenues is strongly correlated with income. This revenue can come from a variety of taxes - income and profit taxes, value-added and sales taxes, taxes on imports and taxes on profits from the sale of natural resources (minerals, oil, timber – etc). (…) General tax revenue is used to support a wide range of government programs including...

Non-contributory health insurance

“Social health protection comprises all the instruments that aim at removing financial barriers preventing access to health services and protecting people from the impoverishing effects of medical expenditures.” See Social health protection .