National Health Planning Cycles

Overview and Context

National Health Policy Strategy Plan

National Health Strategic Plan (NHSP) 2015-2020. Tonga Strategic Development Framework (TSDFII) for the Government and the Health System for the period 2015-2020

National Health Policy Strategy Plan Priorities

Annual Health Sector Review


Income group:


Fiscal Start Date

July 1

Legal and Political systems

  • Political cycle:Executive Branch: the monarchy is hereditary; prime minister and deputy prime minister indirectly elected by the Legislative Assembly and appointed by the monarch; election last held on 21 December 2010 (next to be held in November 2014)
  • Political cycle:Legislative branch:last election held on 27 November 2014 (next to be held in 2017)
  • Legal System: English common law

Country Documents

Attachment Attachment
Ministry of Health Corporate Plan 2008-2012
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Public Repository Docs

Programmatic Planning and Project Timelines

National Health Policy Strategy and Plan
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy
National Development Plan
Multi-Year Plan (cYMP) for Immunization
Malaria Plan
Tuberculosis Plan
Ageing and Health Plan
Noncommunicable Diseases Plan
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Plan
Reproductive Health Plan
Maternal Health Plan
Newborn and Child Health Plan
Human Resources for Health Plan
Gavi Health System Strengthening (HSS)Support
Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH)

Partners in Country [+]

Endorsement of global compact for progress towards universal health coverage

Not UHC2030 member

UHC2030 joint vision progress


Pooled funding and or SWAP


UNDAF rollout cycles


UHC Partnership for policy dialogue


PEPFAR focus countries


World Bank*

Country assistance strategy for the period FY2011-2014- The World Bank Group is significantly scaling up analytical and financial support to help the Kingdom of Tonga and other small and remote Pacific island countries reduce the constraints of economic geography and make the most of opportunities. A country strategy for Tonga is being presented now in order to provide a broader context in which to seek Board approval for the first development policy operation for Tonga as well as investments in the transport sector and post-tsunami rehabilitation

European Commission*

Country Strategy paper 2008-2013: presents the strategic framework for EU assistance under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF). Priority will be will be water and energy in particular renewable energy. The country strategy for 2002-2007 was focussed on supporting education health and sanitation.

Costing and Financing

No results found for country.