Sexual and reproductive health

Financing sexual and reproductive health-care services

Policy Brief - 1

World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research

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Publication details

Number of pages: 3
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English, Russian - Web only


This policy brief is intended to give guidance to sexual and reproductive health policy-makers on the critical issues in health-care financing that affect the financial sustainability of sexual and reproductive health services and programmes. It identifies three essential functions of financial policy that need be considered in adapting the WHO Global Reproductive Health Strategy at the country level: resource mobilization, resource-pooling, and purchasing of services and commodities.

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