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DFID Sierra Leone and Liberia health programme spending

A strong health system builds resilience against diseases, such as Ebola.

Yet House of Commons Library figures show Ministers slashed the amount of money spent on health systems in Sierra Leone prior to the Ebola outbreak, leaving the country vulnerable:

 

Planned health programme spend  
£ millions, 2013 operational plans  
       
 

Sierra Leone

Liberia

Both countries

2010/11

23.7

4.0

27.7

2011/12

11.6

3.0

14.6

2012/13

15.9

7.1

22.9

2013/14

18.0

2.0

20.0

2014/15

22.0

3.0

25.0

     

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