Substantial disparities characterise the amount of resources spent on health globally.1 In many low-income countries, per capita spending remains less than $100 per year, and inadequate resources prevent people from accessing quality health care. By contrast, in many high-income countries, annual health spending has ballooned to higher than $5000 per capita. These divergent contexts are reflected in the thrust of public policy, with calls to rein in health spending growth in high-income countries…………. continue reading at the link provided

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