Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Afghanistan will increase public spending on health from $10.92 to at least $15 per capita by 2020. Afghanistan will increase the proportion of deliveries assisted by a skilled professional from 24% to 75% through strategies such as increasing the number of midwives from 2400 to 4556 and increasing the proportion of women with access to emergency obstetric care to 80%. Afghanistan will also improve access to health services - strengthening outreach, home visits, mobile health teams, and local health facilities. Afghanistan will increase the use of contraception from 15% to 60%, the coverage of childhood immunization programs to 95%, and universalize Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.

Implementation methodologies

Through strategies such as increasing the number of midwives from 2400 to 4556 and increasing the proportion of women with access to emergency obstetric care to 80%

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Deliverables
2020
Increase public spending on health from $10.92 to at least $15 per capita by 2020
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Afghanistan
Date of completion: 2020
Operating in countries
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