Health Accounts

What we do

WHO provides countries with the framework, tools and technical support for to support strategic decision in the health sector, which includes:

  • To promote and support the development of national health accounts according to international standard methodology and guidelines.

  • Capacity building to member states for institutionalization and setting up a harmonized platform for annual and timely collection of health expenditure data.

  • To produce and use financial information relevant to strengthening national health systems and developing strategies to attain universal health coverage (UHC).

  • Publish health account estimates of government and private health spending for all WHO Member States annually which will be used in The World Health Statistics and in WHO online Global Health Expenditure Database.

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