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) .
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.
|Date & time||March 1 (Fri), 2019 16:00－17:30|
|Venue||HIAS Seminar Room (Faculty Building II, Room 517), Kunitachi West Campus, Hitotsubashi University|
|Speaker||Prof. Soonman Kwon, Professor of Health Economics and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea|
|Title||Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Low-Income Countries.|