Factors Affecting Budget Allocation to Health Sector (Case of Woredas in East Wollega Zone)



The study focused on assessment of the factors affecting budget allocation to health sector, Survey of selected woredas in east wollega zone. Surveys of budget officials, interview with finance managers and documentary analysis used. The data was analyzed through us of SPS.  The results reveal that, the factors affecting budget allocation to health sector are; number of: beneficiaries, Health centers, Clinics, Health posts, health college, staff by profession, and for Administrative and general service.  But the variables are not supported by formula rather the budget allocated by budget official’s judgment based on budget amount available. Based on the finding, it is recommended that the woredas should implementation all factors in the allocation process practically, use these factors with methods, allow woredas to share experience to each other, provide training for staff periodically.

Keywords: Budget officials, Budget allocation, Factors, Health Sector, Woredas

DOI: 10.7176/RJFA/10-9-04

Publication date:May 31st 2019


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