Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems

In September 2017, USAID, in collaboration with MCSP, convened the Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems to advance the availability, accessibility, quality, and use of child health and nutrition data within national health information systems. More than 90 participants from 15 countries gathered in Johannesburg, South […]

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Graphic: Strong Systems Sustain RMNCH Outcomes

To support MCSP’s reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health mandate, the Program’s approach to health systems strengthening focuses on addressing barriers most connected to service delivery to scale-up and sustain high-impact interventions. This graphic illustrates how MCSP moves beyond providing system inputs to driving system performance improvements by purposely managing interactions between different parts of […]

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MCSP Zika Response: Scoping Visit Assessment Tool

From November 2017 through January 2018, the MCSP Zika Response Team conducted scoping visits to five countries in the English-speaking Caribbean to better understand country health systems, identify priority cross-cutting and technical areas, and discuss potential MCSP approaches to strengthen the Zika virus response, in consultation with ministries of health and other stakeholders. The adaptable […]

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Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems

This workshop report covers the highlights of the September 2017 Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems. The workshop aimed to advance the availability, accessibility, quality, and use of child health and nutrition data within national health information systems. More than 90 participants from 15 countries gathered […]

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Scaling up Integrated Community Case Management for Childhood Illness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The leading causes of childhood deaths in the the Democratic Republic of the Congo are attributable to neonatal complications and illnesses — mainly diarrhea, pneumonia and malaria. This brief highlights the benefits of getting services closer to remote communities, and larger efforts to scale up integrated community case management for childhood illness to reduce the country’s child […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program