Health Financing in the Time of COVID-19

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Speakers

  • Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Nigeria
  • Assistant Minister of Finance for Economic Justice, Ministry of Finance, Egypt
  • Vice-Director, Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Ministry of Health, Vietnam
  • Global Director, Health, Nutrition & Population and the Global Financing Facility, World Bank
  • Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Liberia

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Brazilian MoH - Everton MacĂŞdo

Hi, congratulations for the technical report produced! Looking to several points in terms of efficiency gains, what do the authors think about equity issues that will lead to some degree of inefficiency necessary to promote access in larger countries or in territories with low demografic concentration?Also thinking about priorities for protection, could you detail why NCDs do not appear in this group, even with great disease burden, specially in LMIC? It reveals to be an important source of catastrophic health OOP.
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:23
Brazilian MoH - Everton MacĂŞdo

Hi, congratulations for the technical report produced! Looking to several points in terms of efficiency gains, what do the authors think about equity issues that will lead to some degree of inefficiency necessary to promote access in larger countries or in territories with low demografic concentration?Also thinking about priorities for protection, could you detail why NCDs do not appear in this group, even with great disease burden, specially in LMIC? It reveals to be an important source of catastrophic health OOP.
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:23
Karolina Ordon

Hello everyone! We will begin our event in about 30 minutes. Please feel free to share your questions or make comments.
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:30
Karolina Ordon

Hello everyone! We will begin our event in about 30 minutes. Please feel free to share your questions or make comments.
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:30
Devina Nand

How do we tackle the budgets for NCD prevention and control when most of the budgets are towards COVID 19 control. Given that those with chronic disease remain the most vulnerable and need access to crucial normative functions plus extended care during COVID 19, this includes financing for mental health activities?How do we tackle the budgets for NCD prevention and control when most of the budgets are towards COVID 19 control. Given that those with chronic disease remain the most vulnerable and need access to crucial normative functions plus extended care during COVID 19, this includes financing for mental health activities?
Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:30

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