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Kingdom of Lesotho: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Prioritization, and Cost Matrix

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International Monetary Fund
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April 2006
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POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY PAPER COST MATRIX, 2004/5 TO 2006/7

PRSP NATIONAL PRIORITY FIVE: IMPROVE QUALITY AND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES
OBJECTIVESSTRATEGIESACTIVITIESYear 1Year 2Year 3TotalComments
5.1 Promote access to quality and essential health care5.1.1 Establish a sustainable health care Financing System5.1.1.1 Implement the recently developed Health and Social Welfare Policy and Strategic Plan to address inter alia key issues of the cost of medical care, a cost sharing scheme, access to medical services, relationship with CHAL and decentralisation.187,605187,605193,290568,500Address the disparity in user fees in GOL and CHAL facilities
5.1.2. Improve health infrastructure, equipment, maintenance and supplies5.1.2.1 Rationalise health service facilities with construction or renovation as necessary.306,000297,000297,000900,000Construct and renovate health centres & village health posts and or establish mobile health care services
5.1.2.2 Establish new village health posts and mobile health care services for unserved areas.2,621,0802,323,2301,012,6905,957,000
5.1.2.3. Improve the procurement, storage, distribution and maintenance of equipment, drugs and dressings47,435,39760,206,46574,801,972182,443,834Provide the necessary equipment and drugs for health service centres at all levels.
406,2405,484,24014,421,25020,311,730Develop a sustainable maintenance procedure
5.1.3. Improve the capacity of health personnel5.1.3.1 Train and distribute health personnel at all levels equitably throughout the country.
5.1.3.2 Review and improve working conditions of health personnel to address the high rate of staff turnover and brain drain.24,437,1900024,437,190
5.1.3.3 Train additional Village Health Workers and introduce incentives for them.
5.1.3.4 Train traditional healers to complement health service delivery.
5.1.4 Improve health care management5.1.4.1 Upgrade the health management information system for measuring, monitoring and evaluating the performance.
5.1.4.2 Strengthen research and data management systems for disease control.
5.1.4.3 Intensify and diversify training of health management staff to include effective use of funds.
5.1.4.4 Introduce financial controls and management audits to address the problems of poor use of resources and service delivery.
5.1.5 Strengthen disease prevention programmes.5.1.5.1 Improve and expand health education to provide people with information for preventive and curative purposes.
5.1.5.2 Improve and expand critical programmes, including child vaccination, family planning, ANC, PNC, reproductive health and teenage motherhood.41,624,01061,603,534.881,768,055.2184,995,600
5.1.5.3 Promote proper sanitation and good hygiene practices in households and schools.6,862,3846,372,213.956,372,213.9519,606,812Advocate building of VIP latrines and encourage good sanitary practices
199,800199,800200,400600,000Increase monitoring and surveillance of food quality from production to sales in market outlets
1,636,9201,636,9201,636,9204,910,760Assess the safety of water systems
5.2 Reduce Malnutrition5.2.1 Improve nutritional status of vulnerable groups.5.2.1.1 Refine National Nutrition Policy
5.2.1.2 Improve disaster preparedness for emergency food distribution
5.2.1.3 Maintain school feeding programme
5.2.1.4 Strengthen system of supplementary feeding of malnourished children under 5 years
5.2.1.5 Promote good nutrition practices through community awareness campaigns, meetings, distribution of pamphlets etc
5.2.1.6 Provide nutritional food packages and micro- nutrient supplements to vulnerable groups and other relevant groups.25,433,615.750,714,934.376,148,550152,297,100
5.3 Provide Social Welfare services5.3.1 Strengthen Social Welfare services for vulnerable groups.5.3.1.1 Prepare a Strategic Plan based on the National Social Welfare Policy, which will identify priorities, roles and responsibilities and delivery mechanisms in detail.440,540.80409,073.60409,0731,258,687.40Develop essential service package for health and Social Welfare services delivered at different levels
5.4.1.2 Increase resources and capacity of social welfare services delivery institutions.
5.4.1.3 Promote integration of children with disabilities in schools and provide the necessary infrastructure and facilities.
5.4.1.4 Assist NGOs working directly with vulnerable groups - orphans, people living with HIV/AIDS, persons with disabilities and child-headed households - and support campaigns against sexual offences.
Total151,590,783189,435,017257,261,414598,287,213

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