New IHE report on health spending on cancer in Asia-Pacific

IHE publishes today the second sub-report in a report series on cancer care and access to cancer drugs in Asia-Pacific.

This report describes health spending on cancer and its consequences for patients. It shows that most countries and locations miss the informal WHO target of public health spending of 5% of GDP. Low publicspending on cancer care results in poor health outcomes of patients and a dire #financial situation for many patients and their families. universalhealthcoverage and the social safety net need to be improved.

Health spending on cancer in Asia-Pacific
IHE Report 2021:3d, IHE: Lund, Sweden