Monitoring and evaluating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in South Africa

PLoS Med. 2014 Sep 22;11(9):e1001686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001686. eCollection 2014 Sep.


This paper is a country case study for the Universal Health Coverage Collection, organized by WHO. John E. Ataguba and colleagues illustrate progress towards UHC and its monitoring and evaluation in South Africa.

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Publication types

  • Evaluation Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Health Care Reform / economics*
  • Health Care Reform / standards*
  • Health Care Reform / trends
  • Healthcare Disparities / economics
  • Healthcare Disparities / standards
  • Healthcare Disparities / trends
  • Humans
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • South Africa
  • Universal Health Insurance / economics*
  • Universal Health Insurance / standards*
  • Universal Health Insurance / trends

Grants and funding

The paper was funded through the World Health Organization's Universal Health Coverage case studies. No funding bodies had any role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.