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By 2015, Madagascar commits to increase health spending to at least 12% .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Madagascar
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Public health spending; Youth and women; Commodity security
  • Location: Madagascar
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
By 2015, Madagascar commits to increase health spending to at least 12%
Description/achievement of initiative

By 2015, Madagascar commits to increase health spending to at least 12%; ensure universal coverage for emergency obstetric care in all public health facilities; increase births assisted by skilled attendants from 44% to 75%; and double from 35% the percentage of births in health facilities. Madagascar will also address teenage pregnancy by making 50% of primary health care facilities youth-friendly; reduce from 19% to 9.5% the unmet need of contraception by strengthening commodity security; increase tetanus vaccination for pregnant women from 57% to 80%; and institute maternal death audits.

Implementation methodologies

By strengthening commodity security and increasing tetanus vaccination for pregnant women. and also by increase births assisted by skilled attendants. For further information, Please refer to the deliverables.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
By 2015, Madagascar commits to increase health spending to at least 12%; ensure universal coverage for emergency obstetric care in all public health facilities. 2015
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