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.
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