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Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Liberia
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: National budget on health; Youth and women; Universal access of health services;
  • Location: Liberia
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015 there are double the number of midwives trained and deployed than were in the health sector in 2006. Liberia will provide free universal access to health services including family planning and increasing the proportion of health care clinics providing emergency obstetric care services from 33% to 50%. Liberia will increase the proportion of immunized children to 80%, and address social determinants of ill-health through increasing girl’s education, and the mainstreaming of gender issues in national development.

Implementation methodologies

By providing free universal access to health services and emergency obstetric care services, mainstreaming the gender issues in national development. For further information, please refer to the deliverables.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015. 2015
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