Determinants and Impact of Household's Out-Of–Pocket Healthcare Expenditure in Sudan: Evidence from Urban and Rural Population - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Determinants and Impact of Household’s Out-Of–Pocket Healthcare Expenditure in Sudan: Evidence from Urban and Rural Population

Topic: D1. Household Behavior and Family Economics I1. Health


Status:
ongoing Project


The principal aim of this study is to understand the determinants and the outcomes of households’ health expenditures in Sudan. Specifically the study aims at: 1. identifying the determinants of households’ health expenditures in Sudan.  2. Detecting the factors that contribute in making health spending catastrophic for Sudanese households. 3. Investigating whether the determinants of general health expenditures and catastrophic expenditures vary among different social group (i.e. urban versus rural population). 4. Inspecting whether determinants of health and catastrophic expenditure vary among different categories of income quintiles.  5. Analyzing the impact of catastrophic health expenditure on households’ economic status (i.e. poverty and impoverishment).

Research Associates

Ebaidalla Mahjoub Ebaidalla

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economic and Social Studies, University of Khartoum


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