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

Benin will increase the national budget dedicated to health to 10% by 2015 with a particular focus on women, children, adolescents and HIV; introduce a policy to ensure universal free access to emergency obstetric care; ensure access to the full package of reproductive health interventions by 2018; and increase the use of contraception from 6.2% to 15%. Benin will also step up efforts to address HIV/AIDS through providing ARVs to 90% of HIV+ pregnant women; ensuring that 90% of health centres offer PMTCT services; and enacting measures against stigma and discrimination. Benin will develop new policies on adolescent sexual health; pass a law against the trafficking of children, and implement new legislation on gender equality.

Implementation methodologies

By introducing a policy to ensure universal free access to emergency obstetric care, Benin will also Benin will develop new policies on adolescent sexual health; pass a law against the trafficking of children, and implement new legislation on gender equality.

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Deliverables
2015
Benin will increase the national budget dedicated to health to 10% by 2015 with a particular focus on women, children, adolescents and HIV.
2018
Benin will also ensure access to the full package of reproductive health interventions by 2018.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
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Location: Benin
Date of completion: 2018
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