December was for the Health International Community, the month to discuss on AIDS issues. That’s how ICASA comes every two years in order to bring together all the players so that they can talk and exhange on how tackle efficiently AIDS and venereal diseases. This year, International Conference on AIDS And STIs in Africa held in Côte d’Ivoire whose theme was “Africa: Ending AIDS-delivering differently” from December 4th – 9th. ACB represented by its ED attended to this event and was presentator in a satellite meeting: Domestic Financing For Health.
In a context of scarcity of resources, financing health care system is becoming a real challenge for countries all over the world and for African countries particulally. With the GF withdrawal, the financial resources for the 3 diseases can/ will be very critical because the GF financements are a dose of oxygen for many countries in Africa. That’s how comes Domestic Financing For Health which is not something new because, in 2001 in Abuja; African countries agreed to increase their domestic finance by allocating 15% of the national budget to health. Many efforts have been done even if