Use of National Health Accounts - The case of Uganda

Issue Paper on NHA

Health Division Document
Frida Hjalte
National Health Accounts (NHA) is a tool specifically designed for policy makers and managers of the health sector. It is designed to help them in their efforts to improve health systems performance and make evidence based policymaking by providing useful information of the current use of financial resources. This report describes the use of health expenditure data for health policy purposes in Uganda. It is based on interviews with people involved in the Ugandan health sector, on policy documents and other published literature. The interviews were conducted in Kampala during September 2005.

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