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

Papua New Guinea commits to improve midwifery education and register 500 new midwives by 2015; increase number of obstetricians from 17 in 2011 to 40 in 2020; improve access to drugs and equipment necessary for maternal newborn and child health; introduce maternal health audits in all districts; and develop comprehensive plans to improve existing health services in all four regions of the country by 2015.

Implementation methodologies

By improving midwifery education and access to drugs/equipment, developing comprehensive plans to improve existing health services.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

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Deliverables
2015
Papua New Guinea will improve access to drugs and equipment necessary for maternal newborn and child health; introduce maternal health audits in all districts; and develop comprehensive plans to improve existing health services in all four regions of the country by 2015.
2015
Papua New Guinea commits to improve midwifery education and register 500 new midwives by 2015.
2020
Papua New Guinea will increase number of obstetricians from 17 in 2011 to 40 in 2020.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
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Information
Location: Papua New Guinea
Date of completion: 2020
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