Policy - Health Sector Strategic Plan IV

July 2015
End year:
June 2020
Published by:
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
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Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The overall objective of HSSP IV is to reach all households with essential health and social welfare services, meeting as much as possible expectations of the population and objective quality standards, applying evidence-based, efficient channels of service delivery.

- The health and social services sector will achieve objectively measurable quality improvement of primary health care services, delivering a package of essential services in communities and health facilities.

- The health and social welfare sector will improve equitable access to services in the country by focusing on geographic areas with higher disease burdens and by focusing on vulnerable groups in the population with higher risks.

- The health and social welfare sector will achieve active community partnership through intensified interactions with the population for improvement of health and social wellbeing.

- The health and social welfare sector will achieve a higher rate of return on investment by applying modern management methods and innovative partnerships.

- For improving the social determinants affecting health and welfare, the health and social welfare sector will achieve close collaboration with other sectors, and advocate for inclusion of health promoting and health protecting measures in other sectors’ policies and strategies. It will mobilise non-governmental and private partners to promote health and wellbeing through their strategies.

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