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Description/achievement of initiative

Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015. Sudan commits to guarantee immediately free universal access to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services including Immunization, Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI), Nutrition, Antenatal Care (ANC), delivery care, post-natal care, and child spacing services to target all women and children. Sudan also commits to train and employ at least 4,600 midwives focusing on states with the highest maternal mortality ratios and the lowest proportion of births attended by trained personnel. This will increase the percentage of births attended by trained personnel from 72.5% to 90%, increase quality universal access to Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care, and advocate for the elimination of harmful traditional practices like early marriage and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.

Implementation methodologies

Sudan will guarantee immediately free universal access to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services, to train and employ at least 4,600 midwives focusing on states with the highest maternal mortality ratios and the lowest proportion of births attended by trained personnel.

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Deliverables
2015
Sudan commits to increase the total health sector expenditure from 6.2% in 2008 to 15% by 2015.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
Resources devoted to implementation
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This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
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Location: Sudan
Date of completion: 2015
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