What level of domestic government health expenditure should we aspire to for universal health coverage?

@article{Mcintyre2017WhatLO,
  title={What level of domestic government health expenditure should we aspire to for universal health coverage?},
  author={Di Mcintyre and Filip Meheus and J T R\ottingen},
  journal={Health economics, policy, and law},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          125-137
        }
}
Global discussions on universal health coverage (UHC) have focussed attention on the need for increased government funding for health care in many low- and middle-income countries. The objective of this paper is to explore potential targets for government spending on health to progress towards UHC. An explicit target for government expenditure on health care relative to gross domestic product (GDP) is a potentially powerful tool for holding governments to account in progressing to UHC… CONTINUE READING
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