Future Financing of Health in Africa by Mthuli Ncube
16 Dec 2015
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Future Financing of Health in Africa by Mthuli Ncube

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The economic case for investing now and how to create alternative sources of funding.  I attended and presented at the CABRI Conference on Financing Healthcare in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, in Dar es Salaam last week of November. First things first: I was struck by the news headlines as I came into Dar es Salaam, about the new President of Tanzania, Dr. Magufuli, who seems to be so focused on service delivery and rooting out...

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Universal access to HIV treatment: fiscal sustainability and incentives. By Olivier Sterck
12 Oct 2015
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Universal access to HIV treatment: fiscal sustainability and incentives. By Olivier Sterck

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Before the advent of anti-retroviral therapies in the nineties, being infected by the HIV virus was equivalent to a death sentence. Now, thanks to remarkable advances in medical research, people who are HIV+ have the possibility to considerably increase their life expectancy and live relatively normal lives as long as they take anti-retroviral drugs properly. In sub-Saharan African countries, the yearly cost of generic antiretroviral drugs is less than USD150 for one person receiving treatment[1]....

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