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Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015
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  • Submitted by: Sudan
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Health Expenditures; National Health Plan; Youth and Women; Health and Population
  • Location: Sudan
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
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Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015. 2015
Description
Description/achievement of initiative
Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015. Sudan commits to guarantee immediately free universal access to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services including Immunization, Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI), Nutrition, Antenatal Care (ANC), delivery care, post-natal care, and child spacing services to target all women and children. Sudan also commits to train and employ at least 4,600 midwives focusing on states with the highest maternal mortality ratios and the lowest proportion of births attended by trained personnel. This will increase the percentage of births attended by trained personnel from 72.5% to 90%, increase quality universal access to Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care, and advocate for the elimination of harmful traditional practices like early marriage and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.
Implementation methodologies
Sudan will guarantee immediately free universal access to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services, to train and employ at least 4,600 midwives focusing on states with the highest maternal mortality ratios and the lowest proportion of births attended by trained personnel.

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