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Mali commits to create a free medical assistance fund by 2015 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Mali
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Health intervention; Public health policy; Youth and women; Training and education
  • Location: Mali
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Mali commits to create a free medical assistance fund by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Mali commits to create a free medical assistance fund by 2015 and to reinforce existing solidarity and mutual funds for health, and extend the coverage of a minimum package of health interventions. Mali will implement a national strategic plan for improving the reproductive health of adolescents; and will strengthen emergency obstetric care, introducing free caesarean and fistula services, also by 2015. Mali will promote improvements in child health through free vitamin A supplements, and increased screening for and management of malnutrition, and through the extension of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Programme. Mali will also distribute free insecticide-treated bed-nets to women making second ante-natal visits, and remove taxes on other ITNs.

Implementation methodologies

By reinforcing the existed solidarity and mutual funds for health, extending the coverage of a minimum package of health interventions. Mali also will implement a national strategic plan for improving the reproductive health of adolescents.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Mali commits to create a free medical assistance fund by 2015 and to reinforce existing solidarity and mutual funds for health, and extend the coverage of a minimum package of health interventions. 2015
Mali will implement a national strategic plan for improving the reproductive health of adolescents; and will strengthen emergency obstetric care, introducing free caesarean and fistula services, also by 2015. 2015
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