Ke Xu

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Household catastrophic health expenditure: a multicountry analysis
    Ke Xu
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:111-7. 2003
  2. pmc Measuring the equity of inpatient utilization in Chinese rural areas
    Zhongliang Zhou
    School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:201. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of eliminating user fees: utilization and catastrophic health expenditures in Uganda
    Ke Xu
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:866-76. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Assessing the reliability of household expenditure data: results of the World Health Survey
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 91:297-305. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Utilization and expenditure at public and private facilities in 39 low-income countries
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:23-35. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Protecting households from catastrophic health spending
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:972-83. 2007
  7. pmc Universal coverage of health services: tailoring its implementation
    Guy Carrin
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:857-63. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Mutual health insurance in Rwanda: evidence on access to care and financial risk protection
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 99:203-9. 2011
  9. pmc Preventing impoverishment through protection against catastrophic health expenditure
    Kei Kawabata
    Bull World Health Organ 80:612. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint To retain or remove user fees?: reflections on the current debate in low- and middle-income countries
    Chris D James
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:137-53. 2006

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Household catastrophic health expenditure: a multicountry analysis
    Ke Xu
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:111-7. 2003
    ..Yet catastrophic expenditure is not rare. We investigated the extent of catastrophic health expenditure as a first step to developing appropriate policy responses...
  2. pmc Measuring the equity of inpatient utilization in Chinese rural areas
    Zhongliang Zhou
    School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:201. 2011
    ..However, previous studies have shown neither the extent of utilization inequity, nor which factors are associated with utilization inequity in rural China...
  3. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of eliminating user fees: utilization and catastrophic health expenditures in Uganda
    Ke Xu
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:866-76. 2006
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  4. doi request reprint Assessing the reliability of household expenditure data: results of the World Health Survey
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 91:297-305. 2009
    ..The study suggests further efforts to standardize the questions in collecting expenditure data in household surveys for the purpose of cross-country and over time comparison...
  5. doi request reprint Utilization and expenditure at public and private facilities in 39 low-income countries
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:23-35. 2012
    ..To document the patterns of health service utilization and health payments at public and private facilities across countries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Protecting households from catastrophic health spending
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:972-83. 2007
    ..Prepayment mechanisms protect people from financial catastrophe, but there is no strong evidence that social health insurance systems offer better or worse protection than tax-based systems do...
  7. pmc Universal coverage of health services: tailoring its implementation
    Guy Carrin
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 86:857-63. 2008
    ..In this paper we propose a comprehensive framework focusing on health financing rules and organizations that can be used to support countries in developing their health financing systems in the search for universal coverage...
  8. doi request reprint Mutual health insurance in Rwanda: evidence on access to care and financial risk protection
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy 99:203-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, we examine the effect of mutual health insurance (MHI) on utilization of health services and financial risk protection...
  9. pmc Preventing impoverishment through protection against catastrophic health expenditure
    Kei Kawabata
    Bull World Health Organ 80:612. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint To retain or remove user fees?: reflections on the current debate in low- and middle-income countries
    Chris D James
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:137-53. 2006
    ..Analysis should move on from broad evaluations of user fees towards exploring how best to dismantle the multiple barriers to access in specific contexts...
  11. pmc Designing health financing policy towards universal coverage
    Guy Carrin
    Bull World Health Organ 85:652. 2007