Information
  • Submitted by: Ghana
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Health fund; National health spending; Health care policy; Youth and Women.
  • Location: Ghana
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Ghana will increase its funding for health to at least 15% of the national budget by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Ghana will increase its funding for health to at least 15% of the national budget by 2015. Ghana will also strengthen its free maternal health care policy, ensure 95% of pregnant women are reached with comprehensive PMTCT service and ensure security for family planning commodities. Ghana will further improve child health by increasing the proportion of fully immunized children to 85% and the proportion of children under-five and pregnant women sleeping under insecticide-treated nets to 85%.

Implementation methodologies

Ghana will strengthen its free maternal health care policy, increase the proportion of gully immunized children to 85% and the proportion of children under five and pregnant women sleeping under insecticide-treated nets to 85%. For additional information, please refer to the deliverables.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Ghana will increase its funding for health to at least 15% of the national budget by 2015. 2015
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