Abuja Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, 2-4 May 2006

Sectors : Domestic resource mobilisation, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Quality of aid, TB
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2006
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Financing for Development - Domestic resource mobilisation

β€œTo mobilize local resources for sustainable and predictable financing, including the implementation of the Abuja Declaration Call for 15% of the National Budget to health and strengthen our collaboration with national and international partners to mobilize adequate financial resources to fight the epidemics; and ensure that financial resources mobilized to fight all the three epidemics can actually be spent by the removal of the mediumterm expenditure ceilings on public spending imposed on African countries by the International Financing Institutions; To negotiate for debt cancellation and the availability of grants at national and regional levels that would specifically be targeted at financing prevention, treatment, care and support of the three diseases; To undertake collective advocacy with multi-lateral and bilateral donors to end all conditionalities except normal fiduciary requirements;”

Scope: 
Africa

Commitments in: Financing for Development - Quality of aid

β€œ19. Recognizing and commending the lead role played by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the Abuja 2000, 2001 and 2006 commitments; We mandate H.E President Olusegun Obasanjo, Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to report the outcome of this Special Summit on HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria to the next Ordinary AU Assembly, and to continue to lead in the follow up on implementation of the Abuja Call ... Finally, We request consultative reviews at two years (2008) and five years (2010) on the status of implementation of the 2006 Abuja Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services by 2010; and of the MDGs.”

Scope: 
Africa