Gilson 2005 User Fees PHC Africa Careful Action

  Title Removing User Fees for Primary Care in Africa: The Need for Careful Action
  Format publicaton
  Authors Gilson, L., McIntyre, D.
  Journal Name (if applicable) BMJ
  Date Published 2005
  Open Access Y/N Yes
  Hard copy PDF Available Y/N Yes
  Abstract Current calls for the removal of user fees respond to evidence of their regressive impacts and their role in enhancing social exclusion—but removal must be carefully managed because this action may have negative impacts on the wider health system