Tag Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

An Analysis of Spending on Prevention and Public Health in Africa

Resource Type: Report Authors:  Avril Kaplan, Sharon Nakhimovsky, Andrew Won, and Carlos Avila Published: 08/25/2013 Resource Description:  In an effort to examine government and donor spending on health promotion and disease prevention compared to other health sector areas, an HFG report, An Analysis of Spending on Prevention and Public Health in Africa, used National Health Accounts […]

Universal Coverage of Essential Health Services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Projections of Domestic Resources

Resource Type: Report Authors: Carlos Avila, Catherine Connor, and Peter Amico Published: 8/1/2013 Resource Description: Given the African region’s healthy economic outlook, will resource mobilization for health still be an imperative in 2020? HFG looks ahead at the region’s health financing priorities by projecting domestic health spending per capita to 2020 relative to an internationally accepted target for […]

National Health Accounts and Public Expenditure Reviews: Redundant or Complementary Tools?

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Hailu Zelelew and Susna De Published: 1/1/2009 Resource Description: In the late 1980s and 1990s, poor health outcomes in sub-Saharan African countries were critical issues in discussions at global and regional forums. A common belief was that poor health outcomes in these countries were due partly to inadequate financing of social sectors and social protection-related services. However, what was not known was: […]

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