Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Development assistance for health in Africa: are we telling the right story?

Nathalie Van de Maele, David B Evans & Tessa Tan-Torres

Volume 91, Number 7, July 2013, 483-490

Table 1. Bottom 10 development assistance for health countries, by data source, 2012

Expenditure (GHED)
Commitments (OECD DAC CRS)
Disbursements (OECD DAC CRS)
Country US$a Country US$a Country US$a
Mauritius 3 Mauritius 6 Mauritius 5
Guinea 16 Sudan 27 Sudan 24
Central African Republic 17 Guinea 32 Cameroon 29
Sudan 23 Chad 33 Guinea 32
Nigeria 23 Cameroon 36 Nigeria 32
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 25 Madagascar 44 DRC 35
Congo 27 Nigeria 45 Chad 39
Madagascar 30 DRC 48 Togo 39
Côte d'Ivoire 30 Central African Republic 48 Côte d'Ivoire 42
Angola 31 Mauritania 48 Angola 45

CRS, Creditor Reporting System; DAC, Development Assistance Committee; GHED, Global Health Expenditure Database; OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

a In per capita United States dollars.