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Afghanistan to increase public spending on health .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Afghanistan
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Public health, youth and women, integrated management.
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Date of completion: 2020
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Afghanistan to increase public spending on health
Description/achievement of initiative

Afghanistan will increase public spending on health from $10.92 to at least $15 per capita by 2020. Afghanistan will increase the proportion of deliveries assisted by a skilled professional from 24% to 75% through strategies such as increasing the number of midwives from 2400 to 4556 and increasing the proportion of women with access to emergency obstetric care to 80%. Afghanistan will also improve access to health services - strengthening outreach, home visits, mobile health teams, and local health facilities. Afghanistan will increase the use of contraception from 15% to 60%, the coverage of childhood immunization programs to 95%, and universalize Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.

Implementation methodologies

Through strategies such as increasing the number of midwives from 2400 to 4556 and increasing the proportion of women with access to emergency obstetric care to 80%

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Increase public spending on health from $10.92 to at least $15 per capita by 2020 2020
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