According to the CSOs, the increment is to ensure that Liberia’s health sector is adequately financed with emphasis on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, adolescent, and sexual reproductive health in the 2019/2020 national budget. The CSOs made the called on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the climaxed of a three-day budget tracking working section on sexual reproductive health (SRH) and maternal, newborn, child. It was organized by PaSD under the project Action for Accelerating Sexual Reproductive Health and Policy Implementation, funded by Amplify Change-based in the United Kingdom. Tamba said information released during the tracking session, was gathered, peruse and document data, while information from current and past national budgets (2014 to 2019) fiscal years, health allocations, specifically on sexual reproductive health and maternal, newborn, child health were inadequate. He added, “We also review the National Health Financing Policy Plan, the expired roadmap for the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality and mobility, and Liberia National Health Investment case.”Tamba said the ministries of Health, Finance and Development Planning and the Legislature should reference the National Health Financing Policy Plan (2011 to 2021) and the Liberia National Health Investment Case (2016/2020) documents to ensure that the implementation of 2019 and early 2020 deliverables of the investment case are captured.
Source: Daily Observer May 21, 2019 02:26 UTC