One in six countries is expected to have substantially high out-of-pocket spending as a proportion of total health expenditures by 2050, according to a new scientific study. As low-income countries increase their GDP, they often face the “missing middle” problem: As they receive less development assistance, they are not able to fill the resulting gap due to slower growth in government health spending.
April 25, 2019
April 24, 2019
Global malaria spending $2 billion short of WHO target, stifling progress toward eliminating disease
A first-of-its-kind study reveals malaria spending in 2016 totaled $4.3 billion globally, far short of the annual funding target of $6.6 billion set by the World Health Organization. An increase of more than 50% in resources is needed annually to bridge the considerable $2.3 billion gap and meet the WHO target.
April 17, 2018
Spending on HIV/AIDS globally between 2000 and 2015 totaled more than half a trillion dollars, according to a new scientific study, the first long-term and comprehensive analysis of funding for the disease.
April 25, 2019
On Thursday, April 25, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Global Health Policy Center held a policy roundtable on the latest data on funding for global health, including from the US government. View the recording.
April 18, 2018
On Wednesday, April 18 from 12:00-1:30pm, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation will co-host a discussion on the current state of financing for the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The event will also serve as the launch of the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)’s Financing Global Health 2017 annual report and an updated IHME interactive data visualization resource.
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