MCSP Zika Response – Therapeutic Early Stimulation and Psychosocial Support

MCSP worked with the Ministries of Health and other local partners in Barbados, Guyana, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, and El Salvador to design and implement early childhood development (ECD) activities for families and young children impacted by Congenital Zika Syndrome (CZS) and other disabilities. Using MCSP’s approach to therapeutic early stimulation (TES) and […]

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Understanding the Neurodevelopmental Impact of Congenital Zika Virus Exposure

In Grenada, MCSP partnered with the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) at St. George’s University to characterize the impact of in utero ZIKV exposure on neurocognitive development. WINDREF measured multiple neurodevelopmental outcomes in a well-characterized cohort of children with and without prenatal ZIKV exposure in Grenada using sensitive measures of cognition, language, fine […]

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Costing of an Essential Child Health Package in Uganda

MCSP conducted a costing analysis to understand the financial implications of expanding the “essential” child health package (ECHP), specifically estimating the costs of the MCSP- and Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-supported activities, such as integrated trainings and mentorship, and the costs to deliver the full ECHP at public primary health care (PHC) facilities. […]

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Using a Health Facility Scorecard to Monitor and Improve the Coverage of Child Health Interventions in Rural Uganda

MCSP provided tailored technical assistance to Uganda’s Ministry of Health (MOH) and USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services (RHITES) projects in the East Central (EC) and South Western (SW) regions from January 2017 to February 2019. MCSP’s objective was to identify, demonstrate and work with the MOH and RHITES partners to rollout a package […]

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Nigeria Maternal Newborn Child Health – End of Project Final Report

MCSP in Nigeria was to contribute to the reduction of maternal, newborn, and child mortality by improving the quality and use of maternal, newborn, and child health interventions in Ebonyi and Kogi states. Over a period of 4 years, MCSP worked with several key stakeholders within and outside Nigeria to plan and implement a wide […]

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Improving Health Outcomes for Children Under Five in Nigeria

In Nigeria, MCSP implemented the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Program from 2015-2018 with the Government of Nigeria and other partners at the national level and in Ebonyi and Kogi states. MCSP’s child health goal was to reduce deaths in children under five years of age from pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, malnutrition and other treatable […]

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How to Strengthen Nutrition into the Health Platform: Programmatic Evidence and Experience from Low and Middle Income Countries

MCSP launched their special issue Maternal and Child Nutrition journal supplement “How to Strengthen Nutrition into the Health Platform: Programmatic Evidence and Experience from Low and Middle Income Countries” on February 12, 2019. The supplement includes evidence and experiences on how to strengthen integration of nutrition into the health platform from a health systems perspective. […]

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Kenya Program Briefs

MCSP used evidence-based interventions to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in Kenya. The eight briefs below summarize the interventions. Child Health Community Health Programs Family Planning Human Capacity Development Malaria Maternal and Newborn Health Nutrition WASH […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program