Participatory Policy Making: Lessons from Thailand's Universal Coverage Scheme

Laura Alfers, Francie Lund
  • Subtitle: WIEGO Policy Brief (Social Protection) No 11

This policy brief draws out lessons from the Thai health reform process which are relevant to both policy makers and organizations of informal workers.

Lessons from Thailand's Universal Coverage Scheme

The Thai experience shows that informal worker organizations can gain much from creating alliances with other social movement as long as they retain their specific workers focus. It also argues that in order to be successful, participatory policy making processes need to foster inclusion from the start and maintain levels of participation after initial policy development.


This brief is part of the WIEGO Publication Series.

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