Community Monitoring of Individual Children’s Vaccinations

In low- and middle-income countries, unsatisfactory vaccination coverage often reflects services that are not sufficiently accessible, convenient, reliable, or friendly. It may also reflect a lack of public understanding or trust in vaccination and/or vaccination services. Additionally, in developing countries, various sociocultural factors affect the likelihood that families make the effort to get their children […]

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MCSP Mozambique Program Briefs

MCSP has partnered with the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to introduce and support high-impact, sustainable reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions in the below areas: Child Health Community Health Gender Immunization Maternal and Newborn Health Malaria Nutrition Quality Improvement Reproductive Health: Cervical Cancer Prevention and Family Planning Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene […]

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The Maternal and Child Survival Program’s Zika Response Activities

From November 2017 to January 2018, MCSP’s Zika response team conducted rapid scoping visits to meet with ministries of health and regional partners to assess current needs and identify priorities in five countries in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean region in response to the recent Zika outbreak. Visits contributed to context-specific country workplans that focused […]

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Review of Policies and Guidelines Related to the Nutrition of Ill and Undernourished Children at the Primary Health Care Level

MCSP commissioned the current review based on the premise that the lack of adequate attention of nutrition at the sick-child encounter is at least partly due to continued fragmentation of global and national policies and guidance (guidelines, training, and counseling packages on nutrition practice for ill or vulnerable newborns, infants, and children). As such, the […]

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Apoyo psicosocial para cuidadores

The purpose of this manual is to be a guide for peers, counselors or social workers conducting psychosocial support sessions for caregivers, both men and women, of children with disabilities of any age. A PowerPoint is also available to accompany the manual. […]

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Strengthening Nutrition in the Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness in Democratic Republic of Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, MCSP is working in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) to strengthen the national integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) and integrated community case management (iCCM) strategies, and supporting their rollout in Tshopo and Bas-Uélé provinces. Part of the IMCI strategy includes assessing the nutritional status of […]

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Qualitative Assessment of Family Planning and Immunization Service Integration in Malawi: Dowa and Ntchisi Districts

In Malawi, at the policy level, maternal and child health services are integrated as part of the Essential Health Package; however, in practice, this integration has not been fully realized. Family planning (FP) and immunization services have been provided largely in parallel, according to different schedules and by different providers. To optimize health contacts and […]

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