MCSP Mozambique Program Brief: Quality Improvement

This eight-page brief illuminates MSCP’s quality improvement (QI) work in Mozambique is to improve key reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes by ensuring that services are safe, effective, timely, respectful, coordinated and equitable. The program builds leadership and capacity of the Ministry of Health for QI at the national level and in Nampula and Sofala […]

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Two Promising Social Accountability Approaches to Improve Health in Malawi: Community Score Cards, and National Health Budget Consultation, Analysis and Advocacy

This document summarizes two social accountability approaches that have been applied in Malawi for over a decade, with measurable successes. The authors’ intent is to further promote the engagement of civil society to strengthen national health systems, and to share useful experiences more broadly with colleagues within USAID as well as the wider global health […]

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Survive & Thrive: Guiding the Way Forward

The majority of maternal, newborn and child deaths are preventable and treatable with existing, cost-effective tools and interventions. Practices in health facilities are often far behind evidence-based Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) standards. There is a critical need to improve the quality of services in order to reduce preventable deaths, especially as the rate […]

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MCSP Zika Response Team: Work Plan Activities for Program Years 2–3

MCSP continues to provide leadership in regional and global fora on technical issues related to the Zika response, particularly the care and support of Zika-affected children and their families. The Program collaborates with a range of partners to improve strategies for preventing and responding to the Zika virus. These efforts include providing key technical resources […]

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Improving Management Systems for Better Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Infection Prevention for Mothers and Newborns: Trainer’s Guide

This training guide aims to strengthen systems within both the health facility and health system that support water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and infection prevention and control (IPC). The objectives of the module are to equip the advanced IPC focal person to: Identify and address challenges of WASH and IPC in health facilities. Clarify roles […]

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