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Djibouti commits to increase the health budget from 14% to 15% .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Djibouti
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Women's health; Education and training; Childhood management; National health policy
  • Location: Djibouti
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Djibouti commits to increase the health budget from 14% to 15%
Description/achievement of initiative

Djibouti commits to increase the health budget from 14% to 15%. In terms of service delivery, the Government will ensure that all pregnant women will have access to skilled personnel during childbirth. For this purpose, the Government will increase the number of trained midwives and nurses and will increase access to emergency obstetric care services nationally to 80%. A package of integrated emergency obstetric and newborn care and reproductive health will also be delivered in health services. This will be achieved by ensuring that all health centers are upgraded to deliver a package of emergency obstetric and newborn care and reproductive health services by upgrading them and ensuring that appropriate staff are posted and maintained in those centers. Contraceptive prevalence will be increased to 70%. The mobile health services will be extended to cover all areas of the country and will adopt a mix of outreach services, home visits and community based interventions. The government commits to implement Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses in all health centers. Vaccine coverage will be 100%. Malnutrition will be addressed through a comprehensive multi-sectoral package in order to reduce the prevalence of stunting to 20% and that of wasting to 10%. Djibouti commits to decrease the HIV/AIDS prevalence to 1.8% in 2015 and to ensure that all pregnant HIV-positive women receive antiretrovirals.

Implementation methodologies

Djibouti will increase access to emergency obstetric care services nationally to 80%. By ensuring that all health centers are upgraded to deliver a package of emergency obstetric and newborn care and reproductive health services by upgrading them and ensuring that appropriate staff are posted and maintained in those centers, A package of integrated emergency obstetric and newborn care and reproductive health will also be delivered in health services. For additional information please refer to the deliverables.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Djibouti commits to decrease the HIV/AIDS prevalence to 1.8% in 2015 and to ensure that all pregnant HIV-positive women receive antiretrovirals. 2015
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