Information
  • Submitted by: Zambia
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: National Budgetary Expenditure; Health and Population; Youth and Women
  • Location: Zambia
  • Date of completion:
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Zambia commits to increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Zambia commits to: increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015 with a focus on women and children’s health; and to strengthen access to family planning - increasing contraceptive prevalence from 33% to 58% in order to reduce unwanted pregnancies and abortions, especially among adolescent girls. Zambia will scale-up implementation of integrated community case management of common diseases for women and children, to bring health services closer to families and communities to ensure prompt care and treatment.

Implementation methodologies

Zambia will increase national budgetary expenditure on health, strengthen access to family planning, increasing contraceptive prevalence, scale-up implementation of integrated community case management of common diseases for women and children.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
2015
2015 Zambia commits to: increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015 with a focus on women and children’s health; and to strengthen access to family planning.
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