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Burundi commits to increase the allocation to health sector from 8% in 2011 to 15% in 2015 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Burundi
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Public health and population; Youth and Women; Public financial support
  • Location: Burundi
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Burundi commits to increase the allocation to health sector from 8% in 2011 to 15% in 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Burundi commits to increase the allocation to health sector from 8% in 2011 to 15% in 2015, with a focus on women and children’s health; increase the number of midwives from 39 in 2010 to 250, and the number of training schools for midwives from 1 in 2011 to 4 in 2015; increase the percentage of births attended by a skilled birth attendant from 60% in 2010 to 85% in 2015. Burundi also commits to increase contraception prevalence from 18.9% in 2010 to 30%; PMTCT service coverage from 15% in 2010 to 85% with a focus on integration with reproductive health; and reduce percentage of underweight children under-five from 29% to 21% by 2015.

Implementation methodologies

By increasing the allocation to health sectors and for further information please refer to the following deliverables.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Reduce percentage of underweight children under-five from 29% to 21% by 2015. 2015
Increase contraception prevalence from 18.9% in 2010 to 30%; PMTCT service coverage from 15% in 2010 to 85% with a focus on integration with reproductive health; and reduce percentage of underweight children under-five from 29% to 21% by 2015. 2015
Increase the percentage of births attended by a skilled birth attendant from 60% in 2010 to 85% in 2015. 2015
Increase the number of training schools for midwives from 1 in 2011 to 4 in 2015. 2015
Increase the number of midwives from 39 in 2010 to 250. 2015
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