Improving the health of mothers, newborns and children worldwide.

USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program


Mothers and children waiting to see a doctor in the village of Kaniche, in the district of Tamwanza, Tanzania

Tanzania Reduces Infant Mortality with Lifesaving Vaccines

“Let’s go to the village and find this child,” said Nurse Chubwa, who is helping to combat disproportionately low rates of vaccination in three regions of the country. Read More »
Man entering health facility data into a mobile phone

Better-Designed Health Information Systems Make for Better Health Outcomes

An MCSP co-authored blog stresses the strong link between well-functioning health information systems and improving health outcomes. Read More »
Children in Kenyan slums

Integrated community case management of childhood illness is happening in Bondo, western Kenya

“When I was discouraged and wanted to quit, they encouraged and mentored me until I was confident in assessing and treating sick children," said an MCSP-trained community health volunteer. Read More »

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