Health Spending in Uganda Implications on the National Minimum Health Care Package

This policy brief is part of Public Expenditure Governance (PEG) study of the health sector in Uganda. The research objective overall was to examine the links between public spending, governance, and outcomes in the health sector and the specific objectives of the study were to identify the actors and their roles in decision making regarding budget allocations and service delivery, develop indicators for assessing expenditure governance in the health sector, identify and assessed the effects of budget allocation decisions on health sector performance and finally to identify and assess the efficiency of accountability mechanisms, including community participation, sanctions and rewards.