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Sudan National Child Health Policy 2008

Sudan Ministry of Health Country Resources Child and Youth General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Sudan 2008 Policy document health service

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The National Health Policy will focus on under five children, including vulnerable groups i.e. children with special needs and in special circumstances in order to cover all possible interventions carried by different sectors towards achieving MDGs. It is expected that when the systems are restored with anticipated post conflict reconstruction plan, better knowledge on main issues affecting other child cohort will be made available, to enable revision of the policy and the accommodation of older children as well as adolescents.

Policy Goal:
Development of a NCHP document will help institutionalizing child health interventions, ensure their harmony and sustainability and will provide a guiding reference to Federal, State and locality (district) levels and partners to better direct all efforts towards achieving the ambitious MDGs “ Reducing child mortality by two third by the year 2015” .

The objectives of the policy are to:
1. Set long term, outcome oriented directions and priorities for child health development.
2. Establish coordinated and collaborative mechanisms and strategies for convergence of sectoral inputs that will serve child development.
3. Commits financial and human resources
4. Ensure access of all children to sustainable, complete and flexible continuum of


Sudan National Child Health Policy
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