Madagascar Program Briefs

MCSP is using evidence-based interventions to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Madagascar. The eleven briefs below summarize the interventions. Digital Health – Using Technologies to Build Capacity, Strengthen Data for Decision-Making, and Improve Quality of Care Human Capacity Development Approach Improving the Prevention and Management of Malaria During Pregnancy Maternal and Neonatal Health Postpartum Family […]

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HelloMama – Using Digital Health Platforms to Improve Health Outcomes for Pregnant Women and New Mothers in Nigeria

MCSP coordinated the efforts of Pathfinder International and the Praekelt Foundation, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and state ministry of health officials, to develop a locally led and planned-for-scale mobile messaging platform aligned with national health priorities, policies, and systems for pregnant women, newborns, children under 1 year, and their families that […]

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Digital Health Investment Review Tool

Too often digital health investments are made without the time or resources to develop a deep technical knowledge of the information and communications technologies behind them, or the ecosystem in which these technologies are used. The goal of the Digital Health Investment Review Tool is to provide high-level guidance based on widely-accepted best practices such as […]

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Assessing the Effectiveness of a Web-Based Vaccine Information Management System on Immunization-Related Data Functions

In Tanzania, MCSP provides technical support to the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC) in seven regions focused on ensuring that all women, newborns, and children who are most in need have equitable access to quality health care services to save lives. The Immunization and Vaccine Development (IVD) Program of the […]

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Accelerating Harmonization in Digital Health

This MCSP co-authored article – published in the journal World Health & Population – explores the current state of efforts undertaken to move away from single-purpose applications of digital health towards integrated systems and solutions that align with national strategies. Through examples from health information systems, data and health worker training, the authors demonstrate how governments and stakeholders are […]

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Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) Lessons Learned Brief

This document highlights key operational lessons learned from four country programs—Bangladesh, South Africa, India and Nigeria—that implemented the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach. The MAMA approach uses age- and stage-based messaging directed toward pregnant women, new mothers, and families to foster behavior change and improve maternal and child health outcomes. […]

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Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) Lessons Learned

This document highlights key operational lessons learned from four country programs—Bangladesh, South Africa, India and Nigeria—that implemented the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach. The MAMA approach uses age- and stage-based messaging directed toward pregnant women, new mothers and families to foster behavior change and improve maternal and child health outcomes. This report aims […]

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