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Table 2 The effect of standardising financing obligation at Abuja’s 15 % on inter-country financing equity

From: Obligations of low income countries in ensuring equity in global health financing

Country Total budget per capita (US$) Current domestic % of budget and resulting absolute per capita US$ (X% = US$) Absolute US$ from 15 % of domestic resources per country GMHE per capita (US$) Deficit (US$) per capita to reach GMHE (US$ 60)
Uganda 152 7.4 % = 11.2 22.8 60 37.2
Kenya 226 5.4 % = 12.2 33.9 60 26.1
Rwanda 130 23.3 % = 30 19.5 60 40.5
Equatorial Guinea 6943 7.0 % = 486 1041 60 No Deficit
Tanzania 126 11.1 % =14 18.9 60 41.1
Namibia 2400 6.5 % = 156 360 60 No Deficit
  1. Source: Constructed from National Health Expenditure Statistics for Uganda and Kenya (Table 1); and Estimates for the rest of the countries’ Annual domestic budget per capita has been calculated basing on the 2010 Health Expenditure Per Capita as percentage of Annual health budget (without foreign resources) Provided by Afri-Dev. Info. 2013. (Post Abuja + 12) 2013 Africa Health Financing Scorecard – Featuring Year 2000–2010 Indicative Progress Summary