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
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.
Belgium takes a key role in European initiative to boost African Vaccine Manufacturing
News & Events
05 February 2024
Africa CDC and Enabel strengthen collaboration to reinforce health systems capacity in Africa
“This collaboration with Africa CDC is paramount to move forward and strengthen the continental health security architecture,” says Jean Van Wetter. Read more
31 January 2024
Joint Press Release: Rwanda and Belgium sign new bilateral cooperation programme
The new cooperation programme strategically allocates resources across key sectors including agriculture, urbanisation and health.
11 January 2024
Evelien Masschelein appointed Director of Expertise & Think at Enabel
With Evelien Masschelein, Enabel appoints an experienced insider as Director of Expertise & Think. Read her bio.
08 January 2024
2023: A year in review
At the beginning of this new year, we take the time to look back at some of our work in 2023.
13 December 2023
Combined efforts of Enabel, Bluesquare and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to eradicate malaria in Burundi and Niger
Enabel announces a strategic partnership with Bluesquare and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to step up the fight against malaria in Burundi and Niger.
28 November 2023
The 2023 Awa Prize puts women’s entrepreneurship in Africa and the Middle East in the spotlight
Spotlight on the winners of the second edition of the Awa Prize, active in the green and circular economy.