Description/achievement of initiative
Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015 there are double the number of midwives trained and deployed than were in the health sector in 2006. Liberia will provide free universal access to health services including family planning and increasing the proportion of health care clinics providing emergency obstetric care services from 33% to 50%. Liberia will increase the proportion of immunized children to 80%, and address social determinants of ill-health through increasing girl’s education, and the mainstreaming of gender issues in national development.
By providing free universal access to health services and emergency obstetric care services, mainstreaming the gender issues in national development. For further information, please refer to the deliverables.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
Liberia will increase health spending from 4% to 10% of the national budget and will ensure that by 2015.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation