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Health Sector Service Budget Advocacy: A guide for civil society organisations

What is health budget advocacy? Why is it important? And how do you do it?
This practical guide provides the answers. It starts with budget basics – how health budgets are funded, how the budget cycle works and who’s involved.
And it goes on to provide guidance on the key stages of health budget analysis and advocacy:
• developing an advocacy strategy
• building strategic alliances
• identifying your research questions
• getting the information you need.
Case studies showing health budget advocacy in practice are included throughout the guide. And there are practical exercises to get you started on analysing a health budget.

Published 2012-06-01

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