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Fearless and courageous for the women of Nigeria

“For me #BeBoldForChange means being fearless and courageous in the work I do – to tell it as it is!

Citizen-Led Accountability Workshop in Mozambique

Aminu Magashi Garba, Coordinator of the Africa Health Budget Network, shares his experiences from the Citizen-Led Accountability Workshop in Maputo, Mozambique in October 2016. The five day workshop organised by the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, involved developing a new joint strategy to promote citizen-led accountability for RMNCAH at the global level, sharing lessons between civil society participants, and capacity building.

Health budget advocates meet in Tanzania to strengthen Global Financing Facility engagement

In November, health budget advocates came together in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to share and learn from their experiences of engaging in the Global Financing Facility (GFF). The GFF is a new financing mechanism to help end preventable maternal and child deaths and improve the health of women, children and adolescents.

Making Waves: Taking the Africa Health Budget Network to the next level

Julius Mukunda, the newly elected Chair of the Africa Health Budget Network Steering Committee, is delighted to be part of an exciting journey of reinventing and revitalising the Network.

How to build skills in budget advocacy to engage government over public budget

Esther Agbon from MamaYe Nigeria shares her experience and passion for budget advocacy with the White Ribbon Alliance in Tanzania.

Join the AHBN Steering Group

Since its launch in 2014, the Africa Health Budget Network has grown into a network of more than 100 members from across Africa. As our work continues to grow we need more formal governance structures to ensure we achieve the most for our members. Do you want to join the Steering Group?

#ValueOurHealth at Women Deliver Press Release

Urgent action is needed to strengthen accountability for how public money is spent, as the publication of the Panama Papers has shown. Transparency and participation are key drivers of accountability and improved decision-making, which will help deliver the investment required for women and children to reach their full potential.

#ValueOurHealth webinar - May 2016

This week we held a #ValueOurHealth webinar. The webinar gave members an opportunity to share their successes and key pieces of advice on the #ValueOurHealth campaign. We also outlined the evidence-based advocacy resources available, and presented our transparency and participation scorecard based on the most recent data from the International Budget Partnership.

#ValueOurHealth in Sierra Leone - a video blog

The Budget Advocacy Network is asking the Government of Sierra Leone to publish all relevant budget documents so that the public can get involved in shaping how its money is spent.

#ValueOurHealth campaign has been launched!

We are excited to announce that the Africa Health Budget Network's new campaign, #ValueOurHealth: African voices for better spending for women and children is here! We are calling on African governments to increase access to budget information and to provide more opportunity for public engagement in the budgeting process.