Health financing issues and reforms in Africa

Dorjsuren Bayarsaikhan, Laurent Musango


Achieving universal health coverage is one of the overarching goals of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. Health financing is an essential health system component contributory to this goal. In recent years, many African countries initiated health financing reforms to follow the path to universal health coverage. This paper reviews and synthesizes common health financing issues, reforms and challenges in Africa. The paper presents an analytical overview and the ways forward to make health systems financing more equitable, efficient and resilient through universal health coverage oriented reforms in Africa.

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International Journal of Healthcare  ISSN 2377-7338(Print)  ISSN 2377-7346(Online)

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