Funding of Key Services for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections for Selected Countries in the Western Pacific Region

Publications - Released in 2019

Under Universal Health Coverage, all people should have access to quality health services that meet their needs without incurring financial hardship. Rapid economic development in the Western Pacific Region has been accompanied by a decrease in external funding for prevention and control programmes for HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), requiring transition to domestic funding for health. This document introduces approaches to health financing, summarises key user fee and service coverage indicators.



  • WHO, Regional Office for the Western Pacific