TITLE

Delivering health care on US$19 per capita

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the status of the health care system in Uganda in 2008. According to the author, the Ministry of Health projects that it would need about 16% of the budget of the government to be spent on medical for the system to function properly. Meanwhile, the medical system in the country also faces instability from civil war, continuous flooding and outbreaks of different diseases such as Ebola and malnutrition. However, the government has given 25% more funding to northern districts as people begin moving home.
ACCESSION #
28793605

 

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