Investing Wisely to Improve Child Survival

An analysis of Ethiopia’s immunization spending reveals that despite significant progress in immunization coverage, challenges to increasing coverage persist. In addition to increasing domestic resources for immunization, Ethiopia should investigate the origins of household spending on immunization, and explore strategies to increase efficiency of the program.

This policy brief and the underlying health accounts exercise have been supported by Abt Associates, through a grant secured from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.