Central African Republic commits to increase health sector spending from 9.7% to 15%
Description/achievement of initiative

Central African Republic commits to increase health sector spending from 9.7% to 15%, with 30% of the health budget focused on women and children’s health; ensure emergency obstetric care and prevention of PMTCT in at least 50% of health facilities; and ensure the number of births assisted by skilled personnel increase from 44% to 85% by 2015. CAR will also create at least 500 village centers for family planning to contribute towards a target of increase contraception prevalence from 8.6% to 15%; increase vaccination coverage to 90%; and ensure integration of childhood illnesses including pediatric HIV/AIDS in 75% of the health facilities.

Implementation methodologies

By increasing health sector spending and ensuring obstetric care and prevention of PMTCT.
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Central African Republic commits to increase health sector spending from 9.7% to 15%, with 30% of the health budget focused on women and children’s health. 2015
Central African Republic commits to ensure emergency obstetric care and prevention of PMTCT in at least 50% of health facilities. 2015
Central African Republic commits to ensure the number of births assisted by skilled personnel increase from 44% to 85%. 2015
CAR will also create at least 500 village centers for family planning to contribute towards a target of increase contraception prevalence from 8.6% to 15%. 2015
CAR will increase vaccination coverage to 90%; and ensure integration of childhood illnesses including pediatric HIV/AIDS in 75% of the health facilities. 2015

Action Network
  • Every Woman Every Child
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