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

Mauritania commits to increasing expenditure on health to 15% by 2015, and including a budget line on reproductive health commodities with a focus on contraceptives; to increase contraception prevalence from 9% to 15%, constructing 3 more schools of public health, increasing access to Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care in all regional and national hospitals; to increase the proportion of births assisted by skilled personnel from 61% to 75%; and increasing the proportion of health centers offering PMTCT services to 75%. Mauritania further commits to increase proportion of vaccinated children, institute in all districts a program of integrated management of childhood illnesses, and improve the management of human resources including providing incentives for staff to work in isolated areas.

Implementation methodologies

By increasing expenditure on health, increasing access to Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care in all regional and national hospitals.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

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Deliverables
2015
Mauritania commits to increasing expenditure on health to 15% by 2015, and including a budget line on reproductive health commodities with a focus on contraceptives; to increase contraception prevalence from 9% to 15%, constructing 3 more schools of public health, increasing access to Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care in all regional and national hospitals; to increase the proportion of births assisted by skilled personnel from 61% to 75%; and increasing the proportion of health centers offering PMTCT services to 75%.
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: Mauritania
Date of completion: 2015
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