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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Scaling Up Chlorhexidine Cord Care for Newborns in Liberia

MCSP works with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Liberia to improve the delivery of quality maternal, newborn, and child health services, and restore confidence in the health system following the Ebola outbreak. In 2013, the newborn mortality rate in Liberia was 26 per 1,000 live births, and 28% of deaths were caused by severe […]

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A Blended Learning Approach for Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Training in Ethiopia

Many countries are considering alternative approaches to conventional in-service clinical training because of high costs and disruption to service delivery when providers are pulled away from health facilities. Research on alternative and cost effective blended training approaches moves us closer to the objective of building competencies of health providers and minimizing the impact of necessary […]

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MCSP Mozambique Program Briefs

MCSP has partnered with the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to introduce and support high-impact, sustainable reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions in the below areas: Child Health Community Health Gender Immunization Maternal and Newborn Health Malaria Nutrition Quality Improvement Reproductive Health: Cervical Cancer Prevention and Family Planning Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Addressing the […]

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Review of Policies and Guidelines Related to the Nutrition of Ill and Undernourished Children at the Primary Health Care Level

MCSP commissioned the current review based on the premise that the lack of adequate attention of nutrition at the sick-child encounter is at least partly due to continued fragmentation of global and national policies and guidance (guidelines, training, and counseling packages on nutrition practice for ill or vulnerable newborns, infants, and children). As such, the […]

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Strengthening Nutrition in the Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness in Democratic Republic of Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, MCSP is working in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) to strengthen the national integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) and integrated community case management (iCCM) strategies, and supporting their rollout in Tshopo and Bas-Uélé provinces. Part of the IMCI strategy includes assessing the nutritional status of […]

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