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Study of Changamka's Maternity Savings Card: Preliminary Evaluation Results

David Long
Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


November 1, 2012

Financial barriers limit use of maternity health services in developing countries. Changamka card, which provides convenience as well as savings mechanism, is promising. Test of card at Pumwani Hospital in 2010-2011. Convenience feature of card proved to be more important to the Pumwani clientele. Savings feature is potentially more important to other women in community.

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