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Zambia commits to increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Zambia commits to: increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015 with a focus on women and children’s health; and to strengthen access to family planning - increasing contraceptive prevalence from 33% to 58% in order to reduce unwanted pregnancies and abortions, especially among adolescent girls. Zambia will scale-up implementation of integrated community case management of common diseases for women and children, to bring health services closer to families and communities to ensure prompt care and treatment.

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Zambia will increase national budgetary expenditure on health, strengthen access to family planning, increasing contraceptive prevalence, scale-up implementation of integrated community case management of common diseases for women and children.

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Goal 5
2015
Zambia commits to: increase national budgetary expenditure on health from 11% to 15% by 2015 with a focus on women and children’s health; and to strengthen access to family planning.
2015

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United Nations