Health reform in Uzbekistan – longer terms challenges

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Duration: October 2011 - February 2012

Health reform in Uzbekistan –  longer terms challenges

The research project analyzes key factors of the growing expenditures for the health care by the Government of Uzbekistan, as well as provides some options to finance the sector.

One of the main determinants of the health financing option is the stage of country’s economic development. In less developed countries the healthcare is considered to be a luxury, thus for these countries more likely that healthcare financing to be dominated by out-of-pocket payment.

Accelerated economic growth of Uzbekistan since mid 2000th allowed to considerably increase public expenditures in health care. Still there is a growing concern that in the longer run government alone would hardly be able to meet the growing need of the sector.

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