Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health - South Sudan 2011 commitments

Countries: 
Date of commitment: 
September 2010
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Commitment

In 2011 The Republic of South Sudan committed to increase the percentage of government budget allocation to the Ministry of Health from 4.2% to 10% by 2015; to increase the proportion of women delivering with skilled birth attendants from 10%- 45%, through the construction of 160 Basic Emergency Obstetric Care facilities by 2015 and training of 1,000 enrolled/registered midwives by 2015; and to establish 6 accredited midwifery schools or training institutions/colleges; increase the contraceptive prevalence rate from 3.7% to 20%, and increase the percentage of health facilities without stock-out of essential drugs from 40% to 100%. South Sudan also committed to reduce the prevalence of underweight among children under five from 30% to 20%; increase the percentage of fully-immunized children from 1.8% to 50%; and increase the percentage of under- fives sleeping under bed nets from 25% to 70%. Finally, South Sudan committed to develop and implement a range of national policies that will strengthen its response to women and children’s health, including policies on national family planning, on provision of free reproductive health services, especially Emergency Obstetric care services, on decentralization of budgeting, planning, management of health services, and on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Target

See 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.