Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health

Afghanistan

Commitment

Commitment - Every Woman Every Child

Afghanistan will increase public spending on health from $10.92 to at least $15 per capita by 2020. Afghanistan will increase the proportion of deliveries assisted by a skilled professional from 24% to 75% through strategies such as increasing the number of midwives from 2400 to 4556 and increasing the proportion of women with access to emergency obstetric care to 80%.

Afghanistan will also improve access to health services - strengthening outreach, home visits, mobile health teams, and local health facilities.

Afghanistan will increase the use of contraception from 15% to 60%, the coverage of childhood immunization programs to 95%, and universalize Integrated Management of Childhood Illness.

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