The Financial Impact of Formal Health Insurance Schemes: Evidence from Uganda

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With only one licensed health insurer targeted at the informal segment, Uganda relies heavily on out-of-pocket payments for health care financing. Financial consequences are severe in the short and the long-term. Medical bills are larger than people’s ability-to-pay, one feels less financially secure and uses other (expensive) measures to cover health care expenses. Many households are forced to borrow from the community for which the long-term impact can be disastrous.

Piloting index-based livestock insurance in Mongolia

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This note describes the index-based livestock insurance program in Mongolia designed in the context of a World Bank lending operation with the Government of Mongolia. This project presents a unique opportunity to design and implement an original agriculture insurance program using a country-wide agricultural risk management model designed by the World Bank.

Microinsurance in Aceh

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In reaction to the dramatic loss the Acehnese population suffered due to the Tsunami disaster, Allianz AG and GTZ decided to explore the opportunities to extend the current public-private partnership (PPP) microinsurance project operated in Java to Aceh province. The study team identified the demand for microinsurance in Aceh province (NAD), analysed potential partner institutions and formulated recommendations regarding suitable products, delivery channels, capacity development needs and the cooperation with other organisations.

Market research on microinsurance demand

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This research sought to identify the potential microinsurance clients’ socioeconomic status, income and expenditure patterns, perception and understanding of insurance risks, affordability or insurance premiums, and risk mitigation measures, as well as other issues and constraints on access to microinsurance services. It covered both rural and urban areas with attention paid to remote rural areas and a special focus on tsunami and the war-affected areas.


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