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Financial inclusion and health: How the financial services industry is responding to health risks

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This paper begins by explring the context of health, highlighting the diffrent costs associated with maintaining good health, and the efforts of governments to support citizens in managing these expenses. These health costs include non0medical expenses often omitted from the discussion on health expenditure, such as the lost income while ill. Different financial instruments, such as savings, credit and insurance, as well as non-financial services are then discussed, illustrating how they can contribute to managing health expenses. The paper also draws on a number of case studies where FSP’s have developed products and services to specifically tackle health needs.

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  • Author Lisa Morgan; Craig Churchill
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  • Year of Publication2018
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  • LanguageEnglish
  • Number of pages61 pp.
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