Health Financing News is a leading source of information for policy makers, investors and businesses seeking financing to pay for their operation. Globally the health sector consumers US$5.5 trillion a year, making it one of the largest industrial blocks in the economy of most countries. Health spending in the United States comprises 50 percent of global spending, while developing countries spend around US$550 billion a year. Health Financing News provides information that is designed to contribute to an overall understanding of access to financing in the health sector. The information provided is not intended as a direct basis for purchase, sale or short sale of any securities, options, futures or other financial instruments.