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
02 July 2021
Enabel takes part in multi-stakeholder project to transform Rwanda’s Eastern Province through forests and landscapes restoration
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have signed a funding agreement for the project “Transforming Eastern Province through adaptation” (TREPA) with a GCF contribution of 40 million euro and an additional 18 million euro mobilized as co-financing from the Government of Rwanda and other Project Executing Entities.
15 September 2021
EU, Enabel and ITC to support beekeeping value chain in Tanzania
Enabel and the International Trade Centre signed a cooperation agreement for a new EU-funded project that will enhance the development of the beekeeping value chain in six regions in Tanzania and contribute to inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the East-African country.
29 November 2022
Enabel takes a key role in European initiative to boost African Vaccine Manufacturing
As part of a Team Europe initiative, Enabel is working in a consortium of three development agencies to support the African Union achieve its goal to upgrade African vaccine production to 60% of needed vaccines in Africa by 2040.
15 December 2022
Take part in our #EnablingTheFuture event
On 15 December, Enabel invites you to its first event on the theme of social innovation in its office in Brussels or online. #EnablingTheFuture
22 November 2022
Study: Quality of Youth Corners and Youth-friendly Services and Expectations in Rwanda
This booklet presents a summary of the results of the assessment of the Quality of youth corners and other related youth-friendly services at the health centers and expectations of young people and the community. The study was conducted to assess the quality status of services offered to young people in the Youth Corners identify adolescents’/community expectations to draw recommendations and design evidence-based strategies for improvement of the ASRH services.
22 November 2022
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Study on Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health in Rwanda
The Government of Rwanda has made efforts to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health of adolescents and youth through the adoption of various policies and strategies to ensure an access to affordable and equitable services. However, the country continues to face several pressing challenges related to adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Read the study