Assoc Prof Freddie Ssengooba- Symposium on Health Financing for UHC in LMICs (Video)


Associate Professor Freddie Ssengooba – Associate Professor of Health Policy and Systems Management at Makerere University School of Public Health and Director SPEED Project Speaking as a panelist on the ‘Governance and Financing for Universal Health Coverage in developing countries’ panel session, associate Professor Freddie Ssengooba noted that ‘where there are resources that need to be distributed, there is always going to be serious governance challenges’. Focusing on the need for more money for health, Professor Ssengooba noted that a simple analysis of expenditures shows that almost 70% of Uganda’s total health budget is spent on Tuberculosis, HIV and malaria.