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Health Expenditure - General government expenditure on health (% of THE)

(% of Total Health Expenditure)

Tuvalu is being the top country by general government expenditure on health (% of THE) in the world. As of 2014, general government expenditure on health (% of THE) in Tuvalu was 99.2 % of total health expenditure. The top 5 countries also includes Cuba, Brunei Darussalam, San Marino, and Seychelles.

Public health expenditure consists of recurrent and capital spending from government (central and local) budgets, external borrowings and grants (including donations from international agencies and nongovernmental organizations), and social (or compulsory) health insurance funds. Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.