Healthcare reform in Turkey: achievements and challenges - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Healthcare reform in Turkey: achievements and challenges

Healthcare reform in Turkey: achievements and challenges

By Eleftherios Giovanis and Oznur Ozdamar

Healthcare reforms in Turkey have aimed to reduce the potentially heavy burden of ‘out-of-pocket’ payments on household resources and to provide health insurance for the poor. This column outlines the policies, their impact and some of the future challenges for policy-makers…more