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

Burkina Faso has met the 15% target for health spending, and commits to maintain spending at this level. Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives by 2015. This is in addition to other initiatives being pursued which will also impact on women’s and children’s health, including free schooling for all primary school girls by 2015, and measures to enforce the laws against early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation.

Implementation methodologies

Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Deliverables
2015
Burkina Faso will offer free schooling for all primary school girls by 2015, and measures to enforce the laws against early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation.
2015
Burkina Faso will also develop and implement a plan for human resources for health and construct a new public and private school for midwives by 2015.
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: Burkina faso
Date of completion: 2015
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Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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