Out-of-pocket health expenditure (% of private expenditure on health)Source: World Development Indicators
Description: Out of pocket expenditure is any direct outlay by households, including gratuities and in-kind payments, to health practitioners and suppliers of pharmaceuticals, therapeutic appliances, and other goods and services whose primary intent is to contribute to the restoration or enhancement of the health status of individuals or population groups. It is a part of private health expenditure.
Organization: World Health Organization National Health Account database (www.who.int/nha/en) supplemented by country data.
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Data source: World Bank