The Burkina Faso Health Service Reinforcement Project

THE BURKINA FASO HEALTH SERVICE REINFORCEMENT PROJECT

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THE PROGRAMME AIMS TO SUPPORT ESSENTIAL HEALTH, NUTRITION, AND POPULATION SERVICES ACCESS FOR 5,000,000 WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The Power of Nutrition and the World Bank are supporting the nutrition component of the Government of Burkina Faso’s Health Services Reinforcement Project. The programme will support the Government in moving from an emergency response approach to a long-term development agenda on nutrition and scale up high impact nutrition interventions as part of a broader Health Services Reinforcement Project.

This programme will support:

  • The scale up of high impact nutrition services using a results-based financing approach to ensure quality and to support strategic purchasing for the Free Health Care initiative (Gratuité).
  • Data and data systems strengthening to enable better tracking of need, coverage of services and progress against nutrition indicators. This will enable the government and partners to better allocate budgets and resources in response to need.
  • Advocacy and communications to stimulate demand at community level.
  • Multisectoral coordination to improve leadership across key government ministries at the national and subnational levels to enhance delivery of nutrition services and ensure effective monitoring and accountability.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The programme aims to support essential health, nutrition, and population services access for 5,000,000 women and children. The programme aims to prevent 1,876 deaths, 72,000 cases of anaemia among pregnant women, 6,000 cases of stunting in children, and have over 55,000 additional infants up to 6 months old exclusively breastfed.

 

HOW SUCCESS WILL BE MEASURED

  • % of children age 6-23months with a minimum acceptable diet in targeted regions
  • % of infants age 0-5months being exclusively breastfed in targeted regions
  • % of children age 6-59months who have received Vitamin A supplementation in the last six months in the targeted regions
  • % of women who received iron-folic acid supplementation for 90 or more days during their pregnancy in targeted regions.

 

 PROGRAMME ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE

The programme became active in March 2019. Year 1 results will be available in 2020

THE PROGRAMME WILL SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT IN MOVING FROM AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE APPROACH TO A LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT AGENDA ON NUTRITION.