Baby‐Friendly Community Initiative—From National Guidelines to Implementation: A Multisectoral Platform for Improving Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and Integrated Health Services

The Baby-Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) is a comprehensive platform to provide continued breastfeeding support to women upon facility discharge after birth through mother-to-mother and community support groups. The Government of Kenya developed the first national BFCI guidelines to inform national and subnational level implementation. This paper describes the process of BFCI implementation within the Kenyan […]

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Improving Care for Newborns with Respiratory Distress in Nigeria Through Use of Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Devices

From August 2016 through June 2018, MCSP in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), members from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), as well as select professional associations in Nigeria, namely PAN (Pediatric Association of Nigeria) and NISONM (Nigeria Society of Neonatal Medicine), conducted a pilot study on the introduction of Pumani bubble […]

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Strengthening Newborn Care in Kogi and Ebonyi States Nigeria

MCSP in Nigeria aims to improve maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) outcomes in Nigeria by increasing access to quality life-saving interventions. The program collaborated with state and local governments as well as select professional associations, namely PAN/NISONM (Pediatric Association of Nigeria/Nigeria Society of Neonatal Medicine), SOGON (Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Nigeria), and […]

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Kenya Program Briefs

MCSP used evidence-based interventions to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in Kenya. The eight briefs below summarize the interventions. Child Health Community Health Programs Family Planning Human Capacity Development Malaria Maternal and Newborn Health Nutrition WASH […]

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SSQH Program Briefs

MCSP’s Services de Santé de Qualité pour Haiti (SSQH) project is working in close conjunction with the Ministry of Health (Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population or MSPP) and all 10 of the country’s health departments (Direction Départementale de la Santé or DDS) with the overarching goal of facilitating a sustainable health […]

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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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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program