Extending Social Health Protection in Lebanon

The role of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) in achieving Universal Health Coverage

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) administration mandated the International Labour Organization (ILO) to conduct a study exploring possibilities of strengthening the health insurance model and extending social health protection to uncovered workers, including those in the informal economy. This report presents the situation assessment that aimed at analysing and understanding the health system and the health financing landscapes; identifying the coverage gaps and needs, particularly for informal workers and assessing the feasibility of extending coverage of social health insurance scheme.