Health financing: Getting value for money- Taking financial responsibility for our own health


Sustainable health financing has long been recognised as an essential part of Universal Health Coverage and an important plank in achieving the aims of the Sustainable Development Goals. In recent years the concept has led to numerous health reforms including health financing,health insurance and results-based financing reforms. These have been influential in redefining how finances for health are mobilised, managed and used to purchase essential health services across Africa.