Monitoring the state health budget of Albania

Monitoring the state health budget of Albania
Following the previous reports on “Monitoring the Health State Budget in Albania” WFD office in Albania has supported Together for Life to continue the health budget monitoring for the period September 2021-April 2022.

As part of the initiative package “CSOs in Decision-Making”, WFD aims to strengthen the participation and advocacy efforts of civil society in decision-making through evidence-based approach, which is crucial to advance accountability and resilient institutions.
27 September 2022

Considering the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic and the Omicron wave that Albania had do deal with during the reporting period, the health-related issues and how the government handled the situation is important to be scanned through the civil society lenses and produce unique reports that scrutinize the health state budget. 


The report answers to the following questions

  • What are the total expenses on health spent by the government during September 2021-April 2022?
  • How is the health state budget distributed among the main categories?
  • How much did the primary and secondary health care services benefit?
  • What are the figures on excess mortality caused by COVID-19?  
  • How has the vaccination process progressed?
  • What is the morbidity burden that COVID-19 has caused?
  • What are the figures of excess mortality and how is Albania scoring compared to other European countries?
  • How efficient was the financial package for patients with COVID-19?

For further information and details, please find the reports in English and Albanian.

Monitoring of the state health budget September 2021 - April 2022

Monitoring of the state health budget September 2021 - April 2022