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Chad commits to increase health sector spending to 15% .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Chad
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Public Finance, Youth and women, Health and population, Health policy
  • Location: Chad
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Chad commits to increase health sector spending to 15%
Description/achievement of initiative

Chad commits to increase health sector spending to 15%; provide free emergency care for women and children; provide free HIV testing and ARVs; allocate of US$10million per year for implementation of the national roadmap for accelerating reduction in MNC mortality; strengthen human resources for health by training 40 midwives a year for the next 4 years, including creating a school of midwifery and constructing a national referral hospital for women and children with 250 beds; and deploying health workers at health centres to ensure delivery of a minimum package of services. Chad also commits to pass a national human resources for health policy; increase contraception prevalence to 15%; ensure 50% of the births are assisted by a skilled birth attendant; and increase coverage of PMTCT from 7% to 80%, and pediatric HIV coverage from 9% to 80%.

Implementation methodologies

By providing free emergency care for women and children, free HIV testing and ARVs; allocate of US$10million per year for implementation of the national roadmap for accelerating reduction in MNC mortality. Also by training 40 midwives to strengthen human resources for health, passing a national human resources for health policy. For further information, please refer to the deliverables and State of the worlds midwife report

Deliverables
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Chad also commits to pass a national human resources for health policy; increase contraception prevalence to 15%; ensure 50% of the births are assisted by a skilled birth attendant; and increase coverage of PMTCT from 7% to 80%, and pediatric HIV coverage from 9% to 80%. 2015
Chad will provide free emergency care for women and children; provide free HIV testing and ARVs; allocate of US$10million per year for implementation of the national roadmap for accelerating reduction in MNC mortality; strengthen human resources for health by training 40 midwives a year for the next 4 years. including creating a school of midwifery and constructing a national referral hospital for women and children with 250 beds; and deploying health workers at health centres to ensure delivery of a minimum package of services. 2015
Resources
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Financing (in USD) $40,000,000
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