Project


Advocacy for budget for health sector

Chapter: Togo | Project range: National | Year: 2014

Chapter details

About the chapter:
The Alliance Nationale des Consommateurs et de l’Environnement (ANCE-Togo) is the Togo Transparency International Chapter. ANCE-Togo aims to organise collective action in the fight against corruption. It works to improve accountability, protect activists, promote corruption prevention, enforce anti-corruption policies, and demand justice to end impunity.

CPI Score: 30

CPI Rank: 129


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Summary

Financing

Governance & leadership

Theory of Change

Policy & Insititutional Change
Policy Adoption & Amendment
Behaviour Change
Anti-Corruption Activism
Change Type:

Outreach

Aim

In order to efficiently combat Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), ANCE-Togo advocated for an increase of the health sector budget in Togo between July and September 2014.

ANCE-TOGO's continuous efforts incentivised the Togo government to increase the health sector budget for 2015.

Our teams also started a campaign that actively targeted the minister’s council and the national assembly to increase the health sector budget for 2018. As part of this campaign, parts of the ANCE-TOGO team met with several ministers, including the minister of health, the minister of economy and finance, and several permanent secretaries. They also met with several Members of Parliaments (MPs).

Activities

  1. Meetings with several MPs of Togo
    ConsultationImplementation of new policy & practicePolicy review
  2. Campaign for the amendement of the health code in Togo
    AdvocacyMedia campaign
  3. Advocacy for adoption of the health integrity plan in Togo
    AdvocacyImplementation of new policy & practice
  4. Advocacy for the adoption of a policy to combat the distribution of illicit medicine in Togo
    AdvocacyImplementation of new policy & practice

Achievements

  1. Advocacy for the adoption of a policy to combat the distribution of illicit medicine in Togo

Lessons Learnt

  1. The pharma industry should be monitored closely so any activities that could undermine health policies can be acted against.
  2. Strong internal advocacy skills are required for campaigning for transparency and integrity in the health sector