10th December 2014

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, WHO, is in the process of preparing the National Health Accounts (NHA) for 2013

Preparation of the National Health Accounts involves the collection and compilation of revenue and expenditure data from major consumers and providers of health services. This information is important to measure national investment in health and guide the development of national health policies. A core team comprising of different stakeholders has been set up by the Ministry of Health to collect necessary information through the use of standard questionnaires and face to face interviews.

Mr Michel Pierre has been nominated to represent the civil society on the core group for NHA and together with Mrs Patricia Rene from the Ministry of Health is collecting information within the civil society.

Inset is CEPS Gender commissioner Mrs Monica Servina, Mrs Patricia Rene of the Ministry of Health and Mrs Agnielle Payet of CEPS.