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Table 2 EMHS Allocation per patienta in 2012/13 by level of care

From: An exploratory study on equity in funding allocation for essential medicines and health supplies in Uganda’s public sector

Allocation per patient HC II (n = 22) HC III (n = 22) HC IV (n = 16) General hospital (n = 11) Regional referral hospital (n = 14)
Minimum (UGX) 431 1009 638 2367 2674
Maximum (UGX) 1367 2795 5530 6056 9865
Median (UGX) 922 1521 1328 3700 4041
Mean (UGX) 930 1577 1901 3985 5022
Ratio of means between levels 1.0 1.7 2.0 4.3 5.4
% increase in mean allocation from previous level   70 % 18 % 115 % 26 %
Ratio highest: lowest amount range within level 3.2x 2.8x 8.7x 2.6x 3.7x
  1. a Calculated by annual facility EMHS VOTE 116 allocation divided by annual patient load