Among the themes analyzed in this publication are decentralization and governance, private sector partnerships, the need to strengthen the public health system and the funding of health services. Through an outcome-oriented analysis, Ghana’s health spending is not as effective as it should be and many household remains exposed to health shocks. The private sector is becoming a bigger player in the health system of Ghana and more attention should be paid to it by the Government of Ghana for a better health delivery, nationwide.
" At this stage of the country’s development, and taking the agenda for reform to the next level, the Government of Ghana could embark on significant reforms in the areas of (a) decentralization and governance, (b) health service delivery, (c) public health, and (d) health financing. Further it should set up a holistic and accountable health reform process as it transitions to universal coverage along with its concomitant service delivery, public health, and governance reforms. "