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Fiscal space analysis

What are the means countries use to find money for health initiatives?

Rigorous fiscal space analysis is critical to any country’s financial planning process – but it requires time, expertise and data to work with, all of which may be constrained in low- and middle-income country settings.

In the following step, you’ll see in a worked example how a fiscal space analysis was carried out in Indonesia. As you read it, reflect on what might be the main obstacles to conducting a good fiscal space analysis in your context.

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