Sri Lanka’s National Health Accounts 2003-2004




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This report presents the Sri Lanka National Health Accounts (SLNHA) preliminary estimates for the period 2003-2004 derived from the IPS Health Economic Unit Database. The previous report contained the SLNHA estimates for 2002-2003. These results contain the estimates of total national health expenditures by source, by function, and on a provider basis. It also provides estimates of expenditure by the Public and Private Sector by source and by function. The report concludes with comparative health expenditures of selected countries, for which data exist. The expenditures are expressed both in current price terms, and constant price terms. In converting current price aggregates into constant prices, the Central Bank GDP deflator has been used throughout. Estimate of private expenditures are compiled mostly from survey sources.