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Table 7 Percentage distribution of total health expenditure by health care functions

From: Health financing in Malawi: Evidence from National Health Accounts

Function 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006
services of curative care 46.9 52.8 46.8 48.3
services of rehabilitative care 0.8 0.9 1.4 0.9
Medical goods dispensed to outpatients 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.7
Prevention and public health 27.3 25.2 31.4 22.8
Health administration and health insurance 13.8 13.0 12.4 18.3
capital formation 8.8 5.7 6.2 2.6
expenditure nsk* 0.4 0.9 0.3 4
  1. * Not specified by kind