Financing UHC and health spending trends in Africa

• Different patterns in country income groupings and in specific countries. Good progress in some countries e.g. Ghana although challenges • Major problem with prioritisation of health in many African countries (e.g. 6% vs 15% of GGE) – E.g. India, Nigeria – However sometimes national debt payments are not fully factored in the base (e.g non-interest expenditure Mocambique) Please...
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Ethiopia’s Strategy for UHC: Proposed Health Insurance Schemes

Country Context … Experienced changes in health status over the last three decades Life expectancy at birth from 47 to 63/67 IMR from 104 to 48 MMR from about 900 to 412 Major health problems are: Of communicable nature Due to poor personal hygiene, improper garbage and waste disposal practices, lack of adequate and safe water supply. Due to inappropriate nutritional practices, lack of health...
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