Financial Analysis to Inform the Scale-up and Sustainability of Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Interventions and Services

This document synthesizes MCSP’s efforts to strengthen health systems by analyzing scale-up costs and financial flows for RMNCH services. It includes MCSP’s approach to financial analysis for scale-up and findings from analyses conducted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda. This brief also presents lessons learned to improve future […]

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USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, Ghana: End-of-Project Report

MCSP’s pre-service education (PSE) (including eLearning) and Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) program started in Ghana in October 2014 and ended in June 2019. During this time, MCSP developed a 5-year work plan to expand PSE support to all midwifery, community health nursing, public health nursing, general nursing, and medical assistant training schools in […]

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Final Report: USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) Guatemala

In Guatemala, to improve the nutritional and health status of women of reproductive age and children under five, MCSP introduced and implemented quality-centered health and nutrition interventions in 30 priority municipalities of the Western Highlands. The Program worked to increase coverage and utilization of evidence-based, sustainable, high-quality, Ministry of Health-supported reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child […]

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Assessment of the MCSP Technical Assistance Model to Support Zambia’s RMNCAHN Continuum of Care Program

MCSP provided technical assistance to Zambia’s Ministry of Health to implement a reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAHN) Continuum of Care program from 2017-2018. MCSP worked in each of the 42 districts in Muchinga, Southern, Eastern and Luapula provinces, providing demand-driven technical assistance to Zambia’s Ministry of Health at the national, […]

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MCSP Burma’s impact on strengthening the health workforce for a better tomorrow: Results from a contribution analysis

In partnership with Burma’s Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS), MCSP conducted an analysis to document contributions made by the Program toward health systems strengthening efforts related to the country’s health workforce. Specifically, MCSP aimed to reduce maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity by strengthening the midwifery profession. This work was done by creating an […]

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Call to Action: Implementing the Nurturing Care Framework in Ghana

The Government of Ghana (GOG) has made a strong commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SGD 4 regarding access to quality ECD services. Recently, the GOG reaffirmed this commitment through dedication of personnel and coordination mechanisms to rollout the Nurturing Care Framework in Ghana. This investment is a critical first step given […]

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“Because my Husband and I Have Never Had a Baby Before…” Results and Lessons from Interventions with First-Time Parents in Madagascar, Mozambique, and Nigeria

MCSPBriefFirstTimeParentsinMadagascarMozambiqueandNigeria

This technical brief presents findings and lessons learned from small-scale interventions implemented by MCSP with first-time parents (FTPs) in three diverse settings. This presentation of cross-country learning is intended to help program implementers design effective interventions for FTPs and to inform future research and learning agendas. This document first describes the three intervention approaches and […]

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Landscape Analysis of Survive, Thrive, and Transform Interventions for Children

The Sustainable Development Goals, founded on the principle that they are “integrated and indivisible,” envision children surviving, thriving and becoming transformative agents in their communities. MCSP conducted a review on behalf of the Child Health Task Force to explore countries’ experiences adding thrive and transform interventions to platforms used to deliver child survival interventions. The […]

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MCSP in India – Combined Brochure

MCSP in India- Combined Brochure

MCSP has been working in India since April 2015 to strengthen family planning (FP), adolescent health (AH), and health and wellness centers (HWCs). MCSP works to promote the expansion of the current basket of contraceptives available in India and strengthen the provision of quality FP services delivered through the public health system in five states […]

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Review of Newborn Health Content in Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses and Integrated Community Case Management Training Materials and Job Aids in Seven Maternal and Child Survival Program Countries

This assessment was designed to understand the newborn care content in country materials for Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness and integrated community case management. Specifically the assessment focuses on content related to essential newborn care, postnatal care, care for low-birthweight and preterm babies, breastfeeding and support to mothers for breast milk feeding, management […]

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