On the event of World Well being Day, we want to share some details about the actions of France within the subject of well being.
France, a world chief within the subject of well being with a world-class well being care system based mostly on excellence and egalitarian values (entry to well being for all), has been selling well being on the worldwide stage, listed here are some instance of its initiatives :
“Overseas Coverage and Gobal Well being initative” : launched in New York in 2006 this casual diplomatic group comprising South Africa, Brazil, Indonesia, France, Norway, Senegal and Thailand have promoted the significance of well being on the worldwide stage and have been on the centre of quite a few UN resolutions on the subject.
“One Well being” initiative: France is advocating for a holistic and built-in method to well being which takes into consideration the worldwide (pandemics …), financial and meals (animal well being), environmental (parasites …) and societal (belief between inhabitants, scientific neighborhood and governments …) points of well being. To be taught extra please see the connected doc.
France commits greater than 10% (multiple billion Euros) of its public improvement assist to well being.
In Pakistan this dedication is translated into a number of concrete initiatives, for example:
In FATA: A financing settlement has been signed on July 2011 between the French Growth Company (AFD) and the German Growth Cooperation (GTZ), to offer a million Euros of extra funds for the Well being Element of the FATA Growth Programme (FDP). With the extra sources from the French Authorities, the Directorate Well being Companies (DHS) of the FATA Secretariat is implementing the High quality Enchancment Initiative which goals at enhancing the medical and managerial expertise of well being care suppliers and well being managers, guaranteeing availability of important gear and bettering bodily infrastructure in well being services in FATA. A report on this initiative, the primary of its type in Asia, will quickly be printed by GTZ.
In Khyber-Pakhtunwa: The French Authorities is at present financing, over four years (2012-2016), a 2 thousands and thousands Euros regional well being programme applied by the Aga Khan Growth Community (AKDN) on the cross-border re¬gion of Afghanistan (Badakhstan), Pakistan (Chitral) and Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan). This programme is meant to enhance the well being standing of ladies of reproductive age (15-45), newborns and youngsters underneath 5 yr of age. In District Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province), the Aga Khan Well being Service-Pakistan (AKHS-P) will attain six distant and undeserved Union Councils. Roughly 110,000 residents of those areas will profit from the deliberate interventions on immunization, maternal care, household planning, and vitamin.