Health financing for universal coverage

The role of innovative financing mechanisms for health

World Health Report (2010) Background paper, Number 12

Jean-Bernard Le Gargasson, Bernard Salomé

Publication details

Number of pages: 8
Publication date: 2010
Languages: English



Innovative financing mechanisms are key in mobilising resources for global health and were of particular importance to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for 2015. This paper presents successful innovative financing mechanism models, a framework to assess the function and added value of such mechanisms, as well as upcoming challenges.