Global experiences

Preferred-Provider Networks and Health Cooperatives (health co-ops)

Preferred-Provider Organizations (PPOs) are a variant of health service coverage that is largely used in the western world. They are usually privately run organizations that group individuals under a list of preferred providers and can therefore provide better prices for its members with the option of using services outside of […]

On healthcare dreams coming true – The example of Rwanda

Photo credit: William Campbell/Corbis   Among the first things that come to mind when thinking of Rwanda is probably the 1994 genocide that destroyed much of the country’s socio-economic and health infrastructures, the scarce resources and overall intense poverty. It is one of the Sub-Saharan African countries that are rarely mentioned, […]