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Bono Madre Niņa-Niņo Juana Azurduy (Juana Azurduy de Padilla Mother-and-Child Grant) (2009-)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

 

 

Date: 2009-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: Conditional cash transfer programme (CCT) which aims to enforce the fundamental rights of access to health and integral development, to reduce maternal mortality and infant mortality and chronic malnutrition in children under two years.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Pregnant women and infants, uninsured.
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical: Uninsured women and children.
Instrument of selection: Information System -Bonus Juana Azurduy
Exit strategies or criteria: Benefits are extended until the child turns two years old
Comments: A year of nationwide implementation
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Supreme Decree no. 0066 (2009), Supreme Decree 0426 (2010)
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Health and Sports
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Health and Sports
Source of funding: General Treasury of the Nation - Internal resources , World Bank (52 municipalities), IDB (30 municipalities)
   

1) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care)

Recipient(s): Pregnant women
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Monthly
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: Four bonuses
Conditionalities: Health: Attend prenatal controls at the assigned health centre, according to a timetable delivered at the time of registration. Follow and comply with medical recommendations. Attend meetings and educational activities.
Amount : B$ 50. Up to 4 bonuses during pregnancy (B$ 200); see data Excel format

 

2) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring)

Recipient(s): 1) Pregnant women
2) Children under 2 years of age
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Single payment
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: One transfer per household
Conditionalities: Health: To have an institutional delivery (performed in a health center). Carry out a postpartum control up to ten days after delivery. Comply with medical instructions
Amount : B$ 120 lump sum; see Data Excel format

 

3) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks )

Recipient(s): Women with children under 1 year of age
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Bimonthly
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: 12 bonuses in 24 months
Conditionalities: Health: Attend comprehensive health checks at the assigned health centre. Compliance with nutritional recommendations and vaccine schedule. Mothers must attend sessions and educational activities.
Amount : B$ 125 Paid every two months up to a maximum of 12 bonuses in 24 months (B$ 1,500); see data Excel format

 

Can Small Incentives Have Large Payoffs? Health Impacts of a National Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Bolivia

Author: Celhaya, P. A., Johannsen, J., Martinez, S., and Vidal, C.
Date: 2017
Publication info: Working paper from CEDLAS
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Impact Evaluation Maternal and Child Health Program Juana Azurduy

Author: UDAPE
Date: 2015
Publication info:
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact Evaluation

 

Cartilla Informativa

Author: Ministry of Health and Sports
Date: 2009
Publication info: [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General Information

 

 

 

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