I, DUSABIMANA Athanase, hereby declare that to the most of my knowledge, this Dissertation entitled " The contribution of Rwandan health insurance in the economic advancement Rwanda” is definitely original and my inventive work and has not been shown in Umutara Polytechnic or any other university or college or institution of higher learning for the academic award. Wherever other beneficiaries' work has become used, references are appropriately given.
Date: ……... October, 2012
This can be to approve that the Dissertation entitled " The contribution of Rwandan health insurance in economic progress Rwanda” was done by DUSABIMANA Athanase under my supervision.
Mr. KABANDANA Ernest
Date: …........ October, 2012
To Almighty God and His Child Jesus Christ, my Duagther, your sleep does not mean the lack. To my own mother, my own sisters, and my brothers your tireless support and prayers will always be remembered!! Close friends and family whose courage, love and contribution were of great affect to the effective completion of my own study.
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The memoire is in fact the final result of my adoring and understanding beneficiaries and so the production which owes much to the assistance of many beneficiaries without whose efforts this kind of work will not have seen the sunshine of the day. However , due to limited space I am unable to mention almost all, but nevertheless My spouse and i appreciate their efforts in most respects.
As a result of God our father and Jesus our savior for giving me personally energy, passion, health physique, wisdom, which helps me during my research.
This research is a result of joint effort through the beneficiaries who also, in aside or within contributed to their completion. I register my own sincere honor to all of them.
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LIST OF ABBREVITIONS
BPR: Banque Populaire ni Rwanda
CBHI: Community Structured Health Insurance
CBI: Community Structured Insurance
CPI: Consumer Cost Index
CTAMs: Community Risk Assessment Matrices
EDPRS: Financial Development and Poverty Lowering Strategy
EPI: Economic Insurance plan Institute
GDP: Gross Domestic Product
GNP: Gross National Product
GTZ: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (German International Advancement assistance program) HIWTP: Health and wellness14911 Willingness to Pay
HMOs: Health Repair Organizations
IT: Information and Technology
LDCs: Least Created Countries...
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