Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health - Benin 2010 commitments

Countries: 
Date of commitment: 
September 2010
Millennium Development Goal: 

Commitment

In 2010, Benin committed to increase the national budget dedicated to health to 10% by 2015 with a particular focus on women, children, adolescents and HIV; introduce a policy to ensure universal free access to emergency obstetric care; ensure access to the full package of reproductive health interventions by 2018; and increase the use of contraception from 6.2% to 15%. Benin also pledged to step up efforts to address HIV/AIDS through providing ARVs to 90% of HIV+ pregnant women; ensuring that 90% of health centres offer PMTCT services; and enacting measures against stigma and discrimination. Additionally, Benin committed to develop new policies on adolescent sexual health; pass a law against the trafficking of children, and implement new legislation on gender equality.

Target

As above.

Progress

Information not available.

Gap

Information not available.

Additionality

It is not clear how these commitments relate to other commitments to child and maternal health.