Source: Government of Australia via SEEK Interview
Australia’s funding for maternal and child health has increased from $360 million in 2011/2012 to $374 million in 2012/2013.
Australia’s funding for maternal and child health, over the last three financial years, are as follows:
Dutch disbursements for SRHR alone have exceeded USD 400 million since 2012.
The table below provides an overview of Netherlands‘ funding towards health and SRHR. The amounts for 2012 and 2013 refer to actual expenditures, the amount for 2014 refers to the budget as approved by Parliament and the amount for 2015 refers to an estimated budget (not yet approved by Parliament). All amounts are in...
The UK is on track to meet its commitment to increase its annual spending on family planning from £90 million per year to £180 million per year by 2020. This increased support has resulted in almost 5 million additional women being reached with family planning services by mid-2014, almost 4% of the 2020 target.
By 2012, DFID programmes are estimated to have saved over 16,000 maternal deaths...
Overall, Japan estimates that it will provide US $500 million in additional funding for 2011-2015. In terms of baseline spending, for 2011 and 2012, US $2,094.62 million was disbursed, including US$ 36 million to UNFPA and IPPF for 2012 (and estimates US$ 43.8 million for 2013). This is line with the US $36 million explicitly committed at the London Summit on Family Planning for 2012.
Financial Commitment Update
As of April 2014, the Bank has provided a total of US $2 billion ($1.2 billion committed and $755 million in pipeline) to support 21 countries for the 35 priority countries for MDGs 1c, 4 and 5. This includes $1.6 billion IDA financing and $298 million HRITF financing. A specific breakdown for sub-themes within RMNCH, such as family planning, is not available.
Source: Impatient Optimists, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Recognizing the need to re-dedicate their efforts to family planning, in July 2012, at the London Family Planning Summit, Indonesia made a strong commitment to increase access to family planning across the country.
On January 1, Indonesia introduced a universal health insurance plan for all citizens, which will be phased in over the next five years. A key part of the government’s plan to improve...
Implant use in Kenya has risen from zero in 1999 to almost five percent in 2008, according to USAID. A price reduction agreed this year is likely to further increase availability and use.
In February, the Gates Foundation signed a deal with pharmaceutical company Bayer for it to make Jadelle - a contraceptive implant that lasts up to five years - available to 27 million women in the world’s...
The Government of Benin will revise policies, norms, and protocols to strengthen the delegation of tasks to improve reproductive health and will spread awareness of the law on reproductive health and regulations. Additionally, the government will make modern methods of contraception available to youth and adolescents for free in public health facilities. The government will disseminate the...
In recent years, Rwanda has been on the fast track to achieve major health improvements for its entire population. With the support of government agencies and various non-governmental partners, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has endeavored to decentralize Rwanda’s health system and bring health services closer to the people. Guided by multitude of national and international development frameworks,...
In the last five years, Rwanda has witnessed unprecedented improvement in many health outcomes, including those related to family planning (FP). This was largely a result of the government’s commitment to achieving both national and international objectives. The Ministry of Health (MoH) is continuing to pioneer major health system reforms. In collaboration with development partners, the MoH has...