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Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
Life expectancy at birth
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Antenatal care coverage: 8+ visits
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Percentage of national health budget allocated for reproductive health
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What does it mean ?
Full Name:Percentage (%) of national health budget allocated for reproductive health [preliminary]
Full Unit: Percentage, %
Year-range of Data:2016
Source:Calculated from WHO Global Expenditure Database
Link to Source:http://apps.who.int/nha/database/ViewData/Indicators/en
Date Source Published:5th June 2019
Date Source Accessed:13th June 2019

The following countries had no data:
Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea , Eswatini, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, SADR, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

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Percentage of national health budget allocated for reproductive health

What does it mean ?

This is the percentage of government spending on health dedicated to reproductive health (covering Maternal conditions, perinatal conditions, contraceptive management - family planning - and unspecified reproductive health conditions). It excludes reproductive health services that are funded by development partners, even when they flow through government.

Why does it matter ?

While there is no fixed benchmark/target for the percentage of domestic health spending that governments should allocate to reproductive health, this preliminary indicator will help to inform us whether governments are investing sufficiently in reproductive health and how allocations vary across AU member states.

How is it collected ?

The data available from the WHO Global Health Expenditure database are country-reported data, provided to the WHO using the framework of System of Health Accounts 2011 (SHA2011). The new classifications more accurately capture health financing reforms taking place among UN member states.

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More about indicator and sources

The WHO National Health Account data provides the indicator Domestic General Government Expenditure (GGE-D) on reproductive health as a % current health expenditure (CHE). To calculate from this the percentage of the national health budget allocated for reproductive health, we need to divide this number by the indicator Domestic General Government Health Expenditure (GGHE-D) as % Current Health Expenditure (CHE). In this calculation, GGE-D on reproductive health % CHE is the numerator while GGHE-D as % CHE is the denominator. The result, represented as a percentage (%) provides the data for the percentage (%) of national health budget allocated for reproductive health.

More information on calculations

Further details of SHA2011 application in individual countries can be seen in the country footnotes and the metadata on the WHO Global Health Expenditure Database. To calculate many of the indicators, macro-economic and demographic estimates from other organisations, such as the World Bank, IMF and United Nations Population Division were also used.

For more information, visit: http://apps.who.int/nha/database/DocumentationCentre/Index/en

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