Financing Global Health 2020: The Impact of COVID-19

Published September 22, 2021

This edition of IHME's annual Financing Global Health report, the 12th in the series, provides updated estimates of spending on health, development assistance for health, and projections of future health spending. This year's report specifically highlights changes in health spending during a global pandemic and includes dedicated sections on COVID-19, as well as in-depth analysis of pandemic preparedness spending and seven other health focus areas.


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Financing Global Health 2020: The Impact of COVID-19. Seattle, WA: IHME, 2020.

Supporting documents

Methods Annex
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Scientific Publication

Tracking development assistance for health and for COVID-19: a review of development assistance, government, out-of-pocket, and other private spending on health for 204 countries and territories, 1990–2050