Budget Monitoring and Expenditure Tracking

A CEGAA community newsletter publication 01-2015

The Centre for Economic Governance and Aids in Africa (CEGAA) and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) have had a long term partnership which started in August 2009, when the two organisations decided to work together to strengthen their health budget advocacy.

A Quick Review of the 2014/15 First Quarter Spending of the Health HIV and AIDS Conditional Grants by Provinces

South Africa's HIV and AIDS pandemic is one of the highest in the world with an HIV and AIDS prevalence of 15.9% in the adult population (15-49 years old) as of the year 2013 (Statistics South Africa 2014). The prevalence amongst women (15-49 years old) stood at 17. 4% in 2013, and that of the youth (15-24 years old) was 8.5% in the same year.

A CEGAA community newsletter publication 01-2013

A combination of concern and hope in health, HIV/AIDS and TB budgeting andservice provision in Umgungundlovu and O.R. Tambo Districts, South Africa.

A review of the health and AIDS spending patterns in light of slow economic growth in South Africa

South Africa has not been spared from the impact of the recent recession and slow economic growth at the global level. The South African economic growth has also slowed, although still positive, from 3 per cent growth in 2011/12 to an estimate rate of 2.5 per cent in 2012/13. This will affect trends in resource allocation for social services meant to benefit South Africans who depend on the public sector for essential services.

A Synopsis of the South African Provincial Strategic Plans and Budget Allocations for HIV/AIDS and TB

In Isizulu Community involvement in health, HIV/AIDS and TB budget monitoring and expenditure tracking (BMET) at district level: Lessons from the field.

Factsheet on the Non-Negotiable Budget Items in the Provision of Public Health and HIV/AIDS Services in South Africa.

A recent benchmarking exercise done by the Health Systems Trust indicates that spending on health goods and services increased at a relatively slower pace that the compensation of employees, in the last three years (Day and Daviaud, 2014).

Iphephabhukwana lakwa CEGAA 01-2015

Ngonyaka ka-2013 inhlangano i-Centre for Economic Governance and AIDS in Africa (CEGAA) kanye no-Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) bavala uhlelo lokubambisana ngobudlelwano olase luqhubeke iminyaka emine olaluhlose ukubheka nokuqinisekisa ukuthi uhlelo lwesifo sesandulela ngculazi nengculazi uqobo lwayo kanye nesifo sofuba kunakekelwe ngokuyikho yini endaweni yaseMgungundlovu (KwaZulu-Natal) kanye nase O.R. Tambo (Lusikisiki, eMpumakoloni), ngokusebenzisa uhlelo lwesabelo zimali, nokulandelela indlela yokusetshenziswa kwesabelo zimali kuphinde kuqikelelwe kugqugquzelwe ekusebenzisweni kwesabelo zimali ngendlela ekuyiyo kusetshenziswa i-project yeBMET.

Health Financing for Equitable Delivery of Health Care Services: Can We Go Beyond the Formula?

OPPORTUNITIES IN INTEGRATED COMMUNITY AND BUDGET MONITORING FOR IMPROVED HEALTH CARE SERVICE DELIVERY 7TH SA AIDS CONFERENCE - Durban, 11 JUNE 2015.

Izindaba ze-BMET ngesiZulu August

Ukunikezelwa kwamandla ebantwini Izinkathazo zihlangene nethemba kwezezimali zezempilo, ne HIV/AIDS kanye ne-TB eMgungundlovu nase O.R. Tambo (eLusikisiki).

Review of the 2013/14 health budget and its implications for HIV and AIDS funding in the era of the NHI


Zulu Newsletter on BMET 16Aug2013

In Isizulu Community involvement in health, HIV/AIDS and TB budget monitoring and expenditure tracking (BMET) at district level: Lessons from the field.

CEGAA BMET Newsletter 01-2013 BMET News Aug2013

Community involvement in health, HIV/AIDS and TB budget monitoring and expenditure tracking (BMET) at district level: Lessons from the field.Download the PDF

CEGAA Occasional Paper 2012-1 - SA Health and AIDS Spending Review 2012


CEGAA Budget Policy Brief No.5, 23 February 2012

R1 trillion public spending in South Africa in 2012/13: What's in there for health and HIV/AIDS? South Africa's 2012 Budget features increased funding for health, HIV/AIDS and TB, and additional allocations for hospital revitalisation, expansion of health infrastructure and human resources. Distribution and use of these national allocations by provincial health structures should translate into increased staffing, strengthened service delivery systems, improved financial, programme management and monitoring capacity and systems, and ultimately, improved health outcomes.

CEGAA Budget Policy Brief No. 2. 18 February 2010

Budget 2010: A story of hope on national HIV and AIDS policy and funding in South Africa.

Guthrie, T. 2007. An Analysis of the South African HIV and AIDS policy.

Guthrie, T. 2007. An Analysis of the South African HIV and AIDS policy. Cape Town: CEGAA. This paper uses the findings of the existing analyses and evaluations to inform a triangular policy analysis and stakeholder analysis of the implementation of the ART component of the 2003 Comprehensive HIV and AIDS Care, Management and Treatment Plan.

Evidence-Based Allocative Decisions

Evidence-Based Allocative Decisions - Using Budgetary & Expenditure Data


Other Related Resources:

Through our project research, communications within our network, and media scanning, CEGAA regularly sources useful material and details of related organisations. For access to these, go to the Policy Documents page, the Useful Links page and our  Media Dossiers.