Planning Cycle

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso

Planning Cycle

Overview and Context

National Health Policy Strategy Plan

Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire, 2011-2020

National Health Policy Strategy Plan Priorities

  • Developing leadership and governance within the health sector
  • Improving service delivery
  • Developing human resources for health
  • Promoting health and the fight against illness
  • Developing health infrastructure, equipment, and products
  • Improving health information system management
  • Promoting health research
  • Increasing health financing and improving the financial accessibility of health services for the population

Annual Health Sector Review


The World Bank Income Group:


Fiscal Start Date

January 1

Legal and Political Systems

  • Executive branch: election last held on 22 November 2020 (next to be held in November 2025); prime minister appointed by the president with consent of the National Assembly
  • Legislative branch: last held on 22 November 2020 (next to be held in November 2025)
  • Legal System: Mix of civil law and customary law

Programmatic Planning and Project Timelines

National Health Policy Strategy and Plan
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy
National Development Plan
Multi-Year Plan (cYMP) for Immunization
Malaria Plan
Tuberculosis Plan
Ageing and Health Plan
Noncommunicable Diseases Plan
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Plan
Reproductive Health Plan
Maternal Health Plan
Newborn and Child Health Plan
Human Resources for Health Plan
Gavi Health System Strengthening (HSS)Support
Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH)

Partners in Country

Endorsement of global compact for progress towards universal health coverage

UHC2030 member

UHC2030 joint vision progress

Burkina Faso joined IHP+ in October 2009. The National Health Development Plan was prepared for 2011-2020. An IHP+ Grant supported the development of a country compact which was signed in March 2013. Burkina Faso holds an annual Joint Annual Review. Burkina Faso has participated in the 2nd and 3rd round of monitoring progress against compact commitments by IHP+Results and in the 5th IHP+ monitoring round which tracked progress on the implementation of eight practices for effective development cooperation (EDC) IHP+ membership was transferred to UHC2030 in 2016.

UHC Partnership for policy dialogue