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Author Churchill, Craig
Title Protecting the Poor : A Microinsurance Compendium
Imprint Washington : International Labour Office, 2006
©2006
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (678 pages)
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Note Intro -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of tables -- List of figures -- List of boxes -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Acronyms -- Introduction -- Part 1: Principles and practices -- 1.1 What is insurance for the poor? -- 1.2 The demand for microinsurance -- 1.3 The social protection perspective on microinsurance -- Part 2: Microinsurance products and services -- 2.2 Long-term savings and insurance -- 2.1 Challenges and strategies to extend health insurance to the poor -- 2.3 Savings- and credit-linked insurance -- 2.4 Meeting the special needs of women and children -- Part 3: Microinsurance operations -- 3.1 Product design and insurance risk management -- 3.2 Marketing microinsurance -- 3.3 Premium collection: Minimizing transaction costsand maximizing customer service -- 3.4 Claims processing -- 3.5 Pricing microinsurance products -- 3.6 Risk and financial management -- 3.7 Organization development in microinsurance -- 3.8 Governance -- 3.9 Loss control -- 3.10 Performance indicators and benchmarking -- Part 4: Institutional options -- 4.1 Cooperatives and insurance: The mutual advantage -- 4.2 The partner-agent model: Challenges and opportunities -- 4.3 The community-based model: Mutual health organizations in Africa -- 4.4 Institutional options for delivering health microinsurance -- 4.5 Beyond MFIs and community-based models:Institutional alternatives -- 4.6 Retailers as microinsurance distribution channels -- 4.7 Microinsurance: Opportunities and pitfalls formicrofinance institutions -- Part 5: The role of other stakeholders -- 5.1 The role of donors -- 5.2 An enabling regulatory environment for microinsurance -- 5.3 The promotional role of governments -- 5.4 The role of insurers and reinsurers in supportinginsurance for the poor -- 5.5 The provision of technical assistance -- Part 6: Conclusions -- 6.1 Strategies for sustainability
6.2 The future of microinsurance -- Appendix 1 - Description of microinsurance providers -- Vimo Self-Employed Women's Association (Vimo SEWA) -- Yeshasvini Trust -- Yasiru Mutual Provident Fund (Yasiru) -- Union Technique de la Mutualité Malienne (UTM) -- Union des Mutuelles de Santé de Guinée Forestière (UMSGF) -- TUW SKOK -- Taytay Sa Kauswagan (TSKI) -- Tata-AIG Life Insurance Company -- Tao Yeu May's Mutual Assistance Fund (TYM) -- Spandana -- Society for Social Services (SSS) -- Shepherd -- ServiPerú -- Seguro Materno-Infantil (SMI) -- Seguro Integral (SI) -- Seguro Basico de Salud (SBS) -- Pulse Holdings Ltd. -- Opportunity International (OI) -- Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (MUSCCO) -- MAFUCECTO -- Madison Insurance -- Karuna Trust -- International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) -- Grameen Kalyan (GK) -- FINCA Uganda -- La Equidad Seguros -- Delta Life -- Coordination régionale de mutuelles de santé de Thiès (CRMST) -- Columna -- Christian Enterprise Trust Zambia (CETZAM) -- CARD Mutual Benefit Association (MBA) -- Bienestar Magisterial (BM) -- Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) -- Association d'Entraide des Femmes (AssEF) -- All Lanka Mutual Insurance Organization (ALMAO) -- AIG Uganda -- Activists for Social Alternatives (ASA) -- Appendix II - About the authors -- Bibliography -- Index
Essential reading for insurance professionals, practitioners and anyone involved with offering insurance to low-income persons, this volume covers the many aspects of microinsurance in detail including product design, marketing, premium collection and governance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Churchill, Craig Protecting the Poor : A Microinsurance Compendium Washington : International Labour Office,c2006 9789221192541
Subject Health insurance.;Health insurance -- Economic aspects.;Poor -- Medical care
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