Table 1

The key health financing related challenges
Challenges Number of respondents
Shortage (insufficiency) of financial resources 4
Shortage of skilled human resources 3
To develop a comprehensive HFP & start implementing it by phases 5
No insurance scheme 2
Majority of our population is below poverty line 2
No experience on revolving fund or retention of fund at service giving site 2
Facilities - hospitals not prepared to immediately take off the financing system. Poor management of resources is not to be denied. 1
Poor referral mechanism 1
Inefficient use of available funds 1
Unavailability of health planning office 1
Discouraging incentives 1
Absence of a SWAP for coordinating partner contributions 1
Dearth of administrative and monitoring procedures 2
Increasing cost of medication & awareness of medical facilities 1

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