Public Health Expenditure

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Public Health Expenditure

Public Health Expenditure (in the Human Development Area)

In this context, Public Health Expenditure means:

current and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations) and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Together with private health expenditure, it makes up total health expenditure.


See Also

  • United Nations
  • Human Development
  • Health

Disease, Epidemiology, Health, Health Disparities, Health Planning, Medical Sociology, Preventive Care, Public Health

Further Readings

Bellerose, George. Caring for Our Own: A Portrait of Community Health Care. Middlebury, VT: Painter House Press2006.
Bensley, Robert J., and Brookins-Fisher, Jodi, eds. Community Health Education Methods: A Practical Guide. 3d ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett2008.
Butterfoss, Frances Dunn. Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass2007.
McKenzie, James F., Pinger, Robert R., and Kotecki, Jerome E. An Introduction to Community Health. 6th ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett2008.
McMurray, Anne. Community Health and Wellness: A Socio-Ecological Approach. 3d ed. New York: Mosby Elsevier2007.
Palley, Howard A., ed. Community-Based Programs and Policies: Contributions to Social Policy Development. New York: Haworth Press2008.
Rosenbert, Jessica, and Rosenberg, Samuel J., eds. Community Mental Health: Challenges for the 21st Century. New York: Routledge2006.

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