Soledad Sotelo Gonzales, Ronny Fernando Vizcarra Silvestre, Carlos Jose Gonzales Walstrohm, Nery Betty Valdivia Oroya de Rodríguez
Peru in Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the countries that has made the most progress in achieving the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG), which is one of the 11 countries that reduced infant mortality. Although progress and changes have been made in the maternal and child health indicators (MCH), it has a low budget allocation that does not cover even half of the public expenditure on the health service. The objective of this study is to analyze the progress of public budget management in improving the MCH. The structured information presented in this work was based on the electronic search and bibliographic review in the main indexed databases such as Scopus Web of Science and EBSCO, the keywords were: “budget”, “maternal and child health”. As a result of the search, 640 articles were found, 624 were discarded for not meeting the inclusion criteria, selecting 11 articles for the review. It is concluded that the evident increase in the allocation of the budget allocated to health care has had a positive impact on maternal and child health, but there are limitations in the accountability of spending and evaluation of results, increasing the capacity of public managers in the budgetary execution in MCH in an equitable manner, it will allow to continue achieving significant advances in MCH in a sustainable manner at the different levels of government.
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