Domestic Health Financing

Health financing refers to the “function of a health system concerned with the mobilization, accumulation and allocation of money to cover the health needs of the people, individually and collectively, in the health system… the purpose of health financing is to make funding available, as well as to set the right financial incentives to providers, to ensure that all individuals have access to effective public health and personal health care.” (WHO, 2000)

Universal Health Coverage

UHC means that all individuals and communities receive the health services that they need without suffering financial hardship. It includes the full spectrum of essential, quality health services, from health promotion to prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and pallative care. UHC related policies relate to actions linked with Health Systems that include coverage, elimination of out-of-pocket expenses, etc.

Budget Advocacy

Budget Advocacy” is a strategic approach to influence governments’ budget choices, aimed at achieving clear and specific outcomes—e.g., healthier people, less poverty, or improved governance. Effective advocacy will build toward attaining them with smaller concrete steps, such as increased budget allocations and more solid oversight of how funds are spent.

research

We have collected and compiled documents, reports, statistics and information we know CSOs need when conducting research or trying to gather supporting information when advocating for more resources around Universal Health Coverage, Domestic Health Financing, and Budget Advocacy. Below you will find links to documents for your use, download or preview. Should you need a specific document, report, statistics or information; please don’t hestiate to contact us directly. 

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Research

Please find below information that is often researched and hard to find. We are committed to providing reliable information on a wide range of health related topics. Our information incorporates statistical data and reports that are helpful when trying to understand key areas of health. We strive to present complex data that has been compiled in a way to understand via tables, figures, and charts, so you can understand and apply the research findings. From in-depth reports to practical data, our goal is to be your go-to source for health related data.

National AIDS Spending Assessment – Ghana 2017-2018

2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey

The Right to Health in Ghana – Healthcare, Human Rights, and Politics

2017-18 Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Report

Ghana UHC Trainers

We are committed to working within the country with Civil Society Organizations, Groups, Individuals and key Government Officials who are committed to moving Ghana to Universal Health Coverage for all its citizens. It’s a journey not destination! Send us an email at info@GhanaUHC.org.

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