Commitment title:

Provide nurse-midwives for childbirth and obstetric events in the areas with the highest rates of maternal deaths, within five years.

Commitment description:

Provision of nurse-midwives for childbirth and obstetric events in areas where there is a shortage of doctors.

Mode of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Inserción de enfermeras obstetrices en áreas en las cuales hay escasez de médicos para la atención de partos y eventos obstétricos.
Commitment to be actioned in: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Submitted from: Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Submitted by
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(3) Zero preventable maternal deaths and maternal morbidities, such as obstetric fistulas, by, inter alia, integrating a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive health interventions, including access to safe abortion to the full extent of the law, measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortions, and for the provision of post-abortion care, into national UHC strategies, policies and programmes, and to protect and ensure all individuals’ right to bodily integrity, autonomy and reproductive rights, and to provide access to essential services in support of these rights.