||Organización Panamericana de la Salud.
||Discusiones Técnicas de la XIX Reunión del Consejo Directivo de la OPS : Financiamiento del Sector Salud / Technical Discussions : Financing of the Health Sector
||Boletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana (OSP);68(1):1-40, ene. 1970. Tab.
||Present in: Discusiones Técnicas de la Reunión del Consejo Directivo, 19, Washington, D.C, 7 oct. 1969.
||The Technical Discussions at the XIX Meeting of the Directing Council of PAHO were held on 7 October 1969 at the Headquarters of the Organization. Two working parties were established to examine and analyze the topic, which was "Financing of the health sector". Fifty-two participants, including representataives of international, governmental and non-governmental organizations, took part in the discussions|
The views expressed and the conclusions reached by each working party are summarized as follows in the Final Report:
1. Financing is an important aspect of the diagnosis of the situation and of technical proposals for health plans and programs
2. By and large, the countries do not have an accurate knowledge of the health sector financing, primarily because budgetary and accounting data are unavailable or not properly used. However, it was recognized that techniques are available for making a complete study of the problem
3. The problems besetting the financing of the health sector arise not only from the relative scarcity of money but also from the lack of coordination of the multiple sources and institutions channeling funds. Consequently there is overlapping, and deficient orientation of utilization of these funds. Strong pressure exerted by various health sector institutions, in an effort to obtain priority in the distribution of funds, hampers the solution of these problems. The re... (AU)
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