Active Audit and Feedback Intervention to Increase Use of Magnesium Sulfate and Anti-Hypertensive Therapy among Women with Severe Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Public Referral Hospitals in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is among countries with high maternal mortality, with severe pre-eclampsia/eclampsia being one of the leading direct causes. If women receive effective care delivered according to evidence-based standards, the majority of deaths related to pre-eclampsia/eclampsia could be avoided. The management of severe pre-eclampsia/eclampsia, including controlling severe hypertension, through the correct use of magnesium sulfate and […]

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Narratives of Referral Experiences for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Complications in Mozambique, Nampula Province

As part of its family-centered systems approach, MCSP supported the Nampula Provincial Health Directorate to develop operational guidelines, including registers and reporting tools. These resources enabled the establishment of eight functional referral networks covering all facilities in Nampula to improve provision of integrated care with effective referral/counter referrals for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health […]

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MCSP Egypt – Improving Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Project

MCSP, known in Egypt as Improving Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition, or IMCHN, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, undertook a two-pronged approach to strengthen the Raedat Refiat (RR) community health worker cadre program: develop a new national strategy and an updated training program to target RR knowledge and skills development to […]

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HelloMama – End of Project Report

MCSP’s HelloMama project operated in Nigeria with the goal of improving the health outcomes for pregnant women, newborns, children, and families in Nigeria through age- and stage-based mobile messaging that complemented the efforts of frontline health care workers (HCWs). Over a period of three years, the project coordinated with a consortium of international partners, Pathfinder […]

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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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Tanora Mitsinjo Taranaka – Lessons Learned from an Integrated Approach to Increase Use of Health Services by First-Time Young Parents in Madagascar

MCSP supported the Ministry of Public Health in Madagascar to reduce maternal and newborn mortality over the course of its implementation period (2014–2019). The program interventions, which covered the 16 USAID priority regions, aligned with the Roadmap for the Campaign to Accelerate the Reduction of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality, especially Strategy Three: “Providing essential integrated […]

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Better Care for Nigerian Women and Children

Between 2014 and 2018, MCSP collaborated with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), Ebonyi and Kogi State Ministry of Health (SMOH), professional associations and other key stakeholders to improve the delivery and utilization of quality maternal, newborn and child health services in selected health facilities and communities in Ebonyi and Kogi states. […]

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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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