Session 223 Trends in funding levels for MNCH


  • ODA for MNCH—up or down?
    Catherine Pitt, Research Fellow in Health Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Financial flows for family planning
    Stan Bernstein, Senior Policy Advisor, UNFPA
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  • The financing gap for MNCH
    Peter Berman, Lead Health Economist, The World Bank
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  • Tracking domestic expenditures on MNCH
    Karin Stenberg, Health Economist, Health Systems Financing , WHO 
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session223This session presented recent estimates of financial resource flows for maternal, newborn and child health and family planning, including both official development assistance and efforts to track domestic government and nongovernment funding using national health accounts. In addition, results from models projecting both external and domestic resource flows to 2015 and estimating the funding “gap” were shared.

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