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Zimbabwe will increase health spending to 15% of the health budget or $20 per capita and establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Zimbabwe will increase health spending to 15% of the health budget or $20 per capita and establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011
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Information
  • Submitted by: Zimbabwe
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Public health spending; Youth and Women; Education and health; National health strategy
  • Location: Zimbabwe
  • Date of completion: 2012
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Action Network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Zimbabwe will increase health spending to 15% of the health budget or $20 per capita and establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011 2011
Zimbabwe will abolish user fees for health services for pregnant women and for children under the age of 5 years by the end of 2011. 2011
Zimbabwe will strengthen the Maternal and Newborn Mortality audit system - piloting a new system in two provinces in 2011 before expanding nationwide in 2012. 2012
Description
Partner(s)
UNICEF, Ministry of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture
Description/achievement of initiative
Zimbabwe will increase health spending to 15% of the health budget or $20 per capita and establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011 using the same approach as the successful Education Transition Fund (ETF) led by the Ministry of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture and administered by UNICEF. The fund has raised US$50 million in the first year for the ministry’s priorities, and contributed to donor coordination and harmonization. Zimbabwe will abolish user fees for health services for pregnant women and for children under the age of 5 years by the end of 2011; and will strengthen the Maternal and Newborn Mortality audit system - piloting a new system in two provinces in 2011 before expanding nationwide in 2012.
Implementation methodologies
Zimbabwe will establish a maternal, newborn and child survival fund by 2011 led by the Ministry of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture and administered by UNICEF, Zimbabwe will also abolish user fees for health services for pregnant women and for children under the age of 5 years. For additional information, please refer to the deliverables.

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