In the study, health expenditure as a share of gross domestic product was the dependent variable while gross domestic product per capita, percentage of total population covered by public and private insurance, out-of-pocket health expenditure as percentage of total expenditure on health
, age dependency ratio, life expectancy at birth, number of hospitals per million population, number of physicians per 1000 population/head counts, pharmaceutical sales and perceived health status were designated as independent variables.
The National Health Policy, 2017 provides for increasing public expenditure on health
to 2.5% of GDP in a time bound manner by 2025.
REGISTERED MEDICAL AND PARAMEDICAL PERSONNEL (Progressive) AND EXPENDITURE ON HEALTH
The results suggest that Maldives has the highest per capita health expenditure while out-of-pocket health expenditure as a percentage of total expenditure on health
is highest for the India.
[1,2] Also, several studies have been carried out to investigate the impact of public health expenditure on health
outcomes, either among many countries or between the regions of a particular country.
There has, however, been a perceived reduction in state expenditure on health
research in real terms from the beginning of the 1980s,  characterised by a redistribution of state expenditure in the healthcare system towards primary healthcare and an apparent stagnation in real terms in the level of government-funded health research expenditure between 1996 and 2006.
The mainstay of the paper is formed by an analysis of the growth of public health expenditure, the effects of public expenditure on health
, and determinants in the generation of health care expenditures.
of total expenditure on health
treatment services for secondary health care
Virtually, household expenditure on health
care is negligible compared to expenditure on other food and nonfood items, and it has not improved over time.
The insurance system expenditure on health
care in a given year is equal to P (fp(t), u(t)) * Q(t), where t is the time period, fp(t) is level of factor prices, and u(t) is the level of the intensity of utilization and mix of treatments during the time period t.
However, do such changes have implications for expenditure on health
Increasing expenditure on health
care is a global phenomenon.