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Burkina Faso commits to maintain 15% target of health spending level. .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Burkina Faso
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Education and Training; Youth and Women; Gender equality; Africa, Health and population; National health spending
  • Location: Burkina faso
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Burkina Faso commits to maintain 15% target of health spending level.
Description/achievement of initiative

Burkina Faso has met the 15% target for health spending, and commits to maintain spending at this level. Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives by 2015. This is in addition to other initiatives being pursued which will also impact on women’s and children’s health, including free schooling for all primary school girls by 2015, and measures to enforce the laws against early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation.

Implementation methodologies

Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Burkina Faso will offer free schooling for all primary school girls by 2015, and measures to enforce the laws against early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation. 2015
Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives by 2015. 2015
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