HIAS Health invited Prof. Soonman Kwon, Prof. Soonman Kwon, Health Economics and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea, as a guest speaker and held its 36th regular seminar on Friday, March 1, 2019. 
Through the presentation titled “Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Low-Income Countries,” Prof. Kwon reviewed the current situation of Health Financing of OECD countries and low-and-middle income countries  in terms of minimization of out-of-pocket (OOP) payment at the point of service and maximization of the role of public pre-paid financing such as tax and SHI (Social Health insurance or mandatory health insurance) . 
 
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Prof. Masako Ii, HIAS Health Researcher, introducing Prof. Kwon
Prof. Soonman Kwon (SNU)Group photo of participants
 
The seminar was co-organized as Hitotsubashi University International Seminar.
 
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Date & timeMarch 1 (Fri), 2019  16:00-17:30
VenueHIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University
SpeakerProf. Soonman Kwon, Professor of Health Economics and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea
TitleHealth Financing for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Low-Income Countries.
LanguageEnglish