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Assessing Budget Transparency and Maternal Health: How Five Countries Measure Up

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This publication is drawn from a pilot project implemented by IPPF/WHR and the International Budget Partnership to determine the extent to which governments fulfill international commitments to reduce maternal mortality. The research was carried out in Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, and Peru. It assessed the availability of information on public policies aimed at reducing maternal mortality and on the resources committed to implement these policies in each country.


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Suggested Uses

• Read this report to better understand the importance of budget transparency in achieving public health goals.
• Read this report to learn the basics of how to initiate a project assessing budget transparency.
• Read this report to understand the process better through our lessons learned.

Year Published: 2012

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