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Intertemporal Dynamics of Public Financing for Universal Health Coverage : Accounting for Fiscal Space Across Countries (English)

As countries undergo their health financing transitions, moving away from external and out-of-pocket (OOP) financing toward domestically sourced public financing, the issue of fiscal space – that is, of finding ways to increase public financing in an efficient, equitable, and sustainable manner -- is front and center in the policy dialogue around universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Working Paper 133115 DEC 01, 2018

Tandon,Ajay; Cain,Jewelwayne Salcedo; Kurowski,Christoph; Postolovska,Iryna Disclosed

Assessing fiscal space for health in the SDG era : a different story (English)

Initially defined for overall public purposes, the concept of fiscal space was subsequently developed and adapted for the health sector. In this context, it has been applied in research andpolicy in over 50 low- and middle-income countries over the past ten years. ... See More +

Journal Article 123243 JAN 01, 2018

Barroy,Helene; Kutzin,Joseph Douglas; Tandon,Ajay; Kurowski,Christoph; Lie,Geir Solve Sande; Borowitz,Michael Joseph; Sparkes,Susan; Elina,Dale Disclosed

Towards a regional strategy to strengthen the nurse workforce of the English-speaking CARICOM (Caribbean Community) : international legal instruments, agreements and obligations (English)

The supply of nurses in the English-Speaking Caribbean is insufficient to meet the demand with growing shortages fuelled by the health needs of a rapidly aging population and tremendous losses of human capital occurring at multiple points in the markets. ... See More +

Health Sector Review 69374 JAN 01, 2012

Kurowski,Christoph; Carpio,Carmen; Vujicic,Marko; Gostin,Lawrence O.; Baytor,Tanya Disclosed

Brasil - Enfrentando o desafio das doencas nao-transmissiveis (Portuguese)

This report stresses that non-communicable diseases (NCD) account for a significant and growing share of the burden of disease of Brazil. It offers an overview of the changing face of DNT in Brazil, its causes, costs and the possible effectiveness of interventions of policy alternatives. ... See More +

Brief 44688 MAR 01, 2008

Danel, Isabella; Kurowski, Christoph; Saxenian, Helen Disclosed