Creating Fiscal Space in Health Systems: Theory and Practice


For health, which is the most valuable asset and capital of human beings, it is of vital importance to provide a sufficient level and quality of finance. However, scarcity of resources and alternative uses of these resources bring about financial problems in healthcare. In order to overcome these problems, the authorities, in addition to others, try to create additional financing resources, that is, to create financial space.

The book basically consists of two main parts. The first part dealt theoretically with the creating fiscal space in health system, while in the second part, stakeholder opinions and evaluations regarding creating fiscal space in the Turkish health system are included.

We believe that our book fills an important gap in discussions about the creating fiscal space in health systems, and hope that you enjoy it.