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IAAHS Podcasts

The IAA Health Section continues to explore new ways to engage and provide value to our members with the newly launched podcast series. This new member only service will offer a mix of professional and social podcast contents that are relevant to our members and community. We also welcome new ideas and suggestions for future podcasts. 
 

International Health Care Funding Report

   














Episode 4: Kenya

This podcast highlights the financing structure of the Kenyan healthcare system.  Expenditures in Kenya as a percentage of GDP were at 5.2% of its $95.5 billion economy in 2019, with life expectancy nearing 67 prior to SARS-CoV-2.  Per capita GNI was at $1,750 in 2019.  Learn about the history, the actuarial challenges, the benefits as well as gaps for residents, and the changes occurring within the developing healthcare financing landscape of this 53 million people, 580 thousand square kilometers country.  (Figures from the World Bank, World Atlas and OECD)

This podcast’s presenters are Mitchell Momanyi, FSA, MAAA, Kenya Country Lead, and Shereen Sayre, ASA, MAAA, Project Team Lead for the IAA Healthcare Funding Report.  

Episode 3: Brazil

This podcast highlights the financing structure of the Brazilian healthcare system.  Expenditures in Brazil as a percentage of GDP were at 9.5% of its $1.9 trillion economy in 2019, with life expectancy at 76 prior to SARS-CoV-2.  Per capita, GNI was at $9,270 in 2019.  Learn about the history, the actuarial challenges, the benefits as well as gaps for residents, and the changes occurring within the universal with supplemental healthcare financing landscape of this 211 million people, 8.5 million square kilometers country.   (Figures from the World Bank, World Atlas, and OECD)

This podcast’s presenters are Raquel Marimon, Certified by IBA (the Brasilian Actuarial Institute), and Shereen Sayre, ASA, MAAA, Project Team Lead for the IAA Healthcare Funding Report. 

Episode 2: United Kingdom

This podcast highlights the financing structure of the United Kingdom-specifically Great Britain’s healthcare system. Expenditures in the UK overall as a percentage of GDP were at 10% of its $2.8 trillion economy in 2019, with life expectancy settling at 81 prior to SARS-CoV-2. Per capita GNI was at $42,130 in 2019. Learn about the history, the actuarial challenges, the benefits as well as gaps for residents, and the changes occurring within the universal healthcare financing landscape of this 67 million people, 244 thousand square kilometers country. (Figures from the World Bank, World Atlas and OECD) This podcast’s presenters are Joanne Buckle, FIA, and Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India, and Shereen Sayre, ASA, MAAA, Project Team Leads for the IAA Healthcare Funding Report.

Episode 1: Introduction

The IAA Health Section, in conjunction with the Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries, published its first International Health Care Funding report in late 2020.  The 36 countries' funding systems illustrated in the report are presented in an easy to follow set of diagrams.  Listen to Episode 1 to obtain an overview of the scope of the project, to know how to interpret it, and to consider how you may apply its findings to your work. Also consider if you would like to join the project team as we update, dig more deeply into the details, and refine the report in future updates.  

HCF Podcast I - Introduction with Lisa Morgan, FIA, & host Shereen Sayre, ASA, MAAA - HCF Project Team Leads