Public Spending on Health: A Closer Look at Global Trends |

Publisher: World Health Organization

This report, which builds on the WHO report New Perspectives on Global Health Spending for Universal Health Coverage,(2) analyses the latest data for 2016 and identifies issues of global relevance. Global spending on health is on a transformation trajectory, with increasing domestic public funding and declining external financing. This report also presents, for the first time, spending on primary health care and specific diseases and looks closely at the relationship between spending and service coverage.