Policy brief on financing health emergencies in Romania: THE RESPONSE TO COVID-19
UNICEF supports the mobilization, allocation, and use of domestic public financial resources to ensure better reflection of child-related policy commitments in budget processes during the health crisis. Covid-19 has caused an important acceleration of the policy discussion on how to improve the preparedness of Public Financing Management (PFM) systems to face both national and global emergencies. In this context, the question arises what the lessons are from the various spending modalities and flexibilities introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic for emergency financing, and whether and how they should continue beyond the pandemic.
Publication date: October 2022