Financing and fiscal space for universal health

women and children in Guatemala

Special issues  

This thematic series is published with the aim of contributing evidence and options towards the goal of increasing priority for health. The series includes articles on the relationship between public expenditure in health and economic growth in the Americas, trends on public expenditure in health and specific options in individual countries (Bolivia, Honduras and Peru), tobacco taxation in the Caribbean sub-region, and the role of National Health Accounts in countries’ decision-making processes, among others. The evidence presented in this series spanning from August 2018 to November 2018 is intended to open the door for discussion on how to address the challenges currently facing health systems financing using an innovative approach..