Disease-specific out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in urban Bangladesh: A Bayesian analysis.

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Summary of "Disease-specific out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in urban Bangladesh: A Bayesian analysis."

Because of the rapid increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and high burden of healthcare-related financial issues in Bangladesh, there is a concern that out-of-pocket (OOP) payments related to illnesses may become a major burden on household. It is crucial to understand what are the major illnesses responsible for high OPP at the household level to help policymakers prioritize key areas of actions to protect the household from 100% financial hardship for seeking health care as part of universal health coverage.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0227565


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