Healthy people are more likely to participate in the economy and therefore contribute to the development of their country. We want to help develop an efficient and sustainable health system which ensures quality health care for all.
What we do
Access to primary health care for the poorest
Health and sexual and reproductive rights
Financing health care services
Assisting health ministries
We assist health ministries in developing a network of functional health entities and we support them in their role as organ that sets the standards, controls the quality and finances the healthcare services.
Developing staff competences
We work to ensure the ongoing training and specialisation of health executives, including hospital management, decentralisation of surgical skills, etc.
It is estimated that globally 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. In Burkina Faso the majority of women have been cut. Together with communities and the government of Burkina Faso, Enabel works to put an end to this practice.
Ending FGM in Burkina Faso
Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD – in this note restricted to bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD) are an underestimated and largely neglected problem in Sub-Saharan Africa. This research paper identifies social determinants and formulates appropriate, strategic responses. It’s the result of a cooperation agreement between the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, CERRHUD (a research institute in Benin), KU Leuven and Enabel.
Paper on Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Africa
News & Events
24 March 2023
Women at the heart of the social and solidarity economy
The Tiguisselt cooperative in Morocco’s Souss-Massa region is a real stepping stone for women emancipation and a driver for local economic growth.
22 March 2023
Better Healthcare for Mozambicans
How can Public Financial Management data drive change? Lara Gani. junior expert for Enabel in Mozambique explains how it contributes to better health services for Mozambicans. Follow her on her journey.
24 March 2023
Water access and management: A path to decrease inequalities and to adapt to Climate Change
During the UN 2023 Water Conference in New York, Enabel participated in a debate on “Collaborative innovation: the key towards a water smart society” and was proud to be part of the launch of the Team Europe Initiative on Transboundary Water Management in Africa.
22 March 2023
Station J: broadening the minds of young Palestinians
In East Jerusalem, Enabel partnered with Station J, an innovation hub, to guide young innovators and potential entrepreneurs from ideation stages to investment and job opportunities.
14 March 2023
Digital Technologies taking Education in Uganda to the next level
All over the world, digital technologies are becoming an integral part of the education experience. In Uganda, the introduction of ICT tools to fight teacher absenteeism in National Teacher’ Colleges has proven its worth.
09 March 2023
Junior Programme – Looking for young talents!
Between March 9 and 27, 14 new vacancies in various sectors will be open to young talents with the European nationality.