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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Assessing Key Health Services for Mothers and Children in Rwanda

In October 2015, the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC), in collaboration with MCSP, conducted a cross-sectional baseline assessment of public and faith-based health facilities in 10 districts of Rwanda to guide work planning for strengthening reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) services. This assessment included two components: a quantitative health facility assessment (HFA), which is […]

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Catalyzing Change: A Look at USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program

MCSP has partnered with 32 countries to increase maternal and child survival and build resilient, accountable and responsive health systems. MCSP’s work has better equipped countries to face current and emerging health threats such as Ebola, plague, and Zika, and help advance U.S. national security and economic prosperity. Since 2014, MCSP has: strengthened resilience of […]

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Community-Based Care in Ethiopia

In 2014, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), the Maternal and Child Survival Program-Newborns in Ethiopia Gaining Attention (MCSP-NEGA) project, and country partners developed a Demand Creation Strategy for MNCH-CBNC that focused on approaches to address the persistent low demand for community-based newborn care (CBNC). The design process included a review of global and local […]

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Restoration of Health Services Project in Liberia: Case Studies

MCSP’s Restoration of Health Service Project (RHS) in Liberia worked with the country’s Ministry of Health to improve the delivery of high-quality maternal and child health services and restore confidence in the health system following the Ebola outbreak. MCSP worked in 77 health facilities in three counties (Nimba, Lofa, and Grand Bassa) focusing on: Improving […]

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Mistreatment of Women in Public Health Facilities of Ethiopia

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Ethiopia set a transformational agenda to improve the lives of women and children. To achieve this transformation Ethiopia has prioritized developing compassionate, respectful and caring health care providers. There are limited information on the status of mistreatment of women in Ethiopian health facilities. In 2016, the MCSP Strengthening BEmONC […]

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