The Health Sector Budget Frame Paper (BFP) was developed within the context of the Sector Wide Approach (SWAP)premised on the Programme Based Budgeting (PBB) principles. The Sector Budget Working Group in consultation withrespective programmes and sub-programmes identified the sector outcomes, outputs and planned activities forThe structure of the BFP for FY 2018/19 is therefore, in accordance with the Sector Programmes that link financialresources and other inputs to sector outputs and outcomes in a precise and coherent manner. The PBB provides auseful tool to improve how the sector makes decisions on allocating its resources, and helps to identify opportunities toimprove the efficiency of public spending on health. PBB links outcome, output and activity performance indicators andtargets with budget allocations over the medium term. This creates opportunities for efficiency-enhancing measures andredeployment of cost savings to meet priority needs.