September 19, 2019

Reference: Data/Analysis: “Trends in Future Health Financing and Coverage: Future Health Spending and Universal Health Coverage in 188 Countries, 2016–40”

Trends in Future Health Financing and Coverage: Future Health Spending and Universal Health Coverage in 188 Countries, 2016–40

Source: The Lancet (Full Text Open Access)
doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30697-4

Author: Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network

Funding: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

From the Introduction

Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) requires health financing systems that provide prepaid pooled resources for key health services without placing undue financial stress on households. Understanding current and future trajectories of health financing is vital for progress towards UHC. We used historical health financing data for 188 countries from 1995 to 2015 to estimate future scenarios of health spending and pooled health spending through to 2040.

Includes Multiple Charts and Maps

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Includes list of data sources.

Direct to Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network

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