What is Social Protection?

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 alsoSocial health protection

Source: Hörmansdörfer, C. 2009. "Health and Social Protection". In: Promoting Pro-Poor Growth Social Protection. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. <https://europa.eu/capacity4dev/file/26963/download?token=O0C1xgfW>. Accessed 17 April 2020.