Description/achievement of initiative
The Lao People's Democratic Republic commits to provide free deliveries in order to ensure access to the most vulnerable; produce 1500 new midwives by 2015 by upgrading existing staff and training and recruiting new staff; and increase immunization from 67% to 90% by 2015. Lao PDR will also increase the proportion of couples with access to modern contraception and the proportion of births attended by a skilled attendant.
By providing free deliveries, upgrading existing staff, training and recruiting new staff.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure