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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Factors Influencing Use of Health Services by First-Time Young Parents: Findings from Formative Research in Six States in Nigeria

This qualitative, cross-sectional, descriptive study used focus group discussions and in-depth interviews to investigate the dynamics related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care use patterns among first-time/young parents in Nigeria. The aim of the study was to provide an understanding of the dynamics around the use of SRH care use among adolescents who just […]

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Visualizing and Using Routine RMNCH Data at Health Facilities: A Resource Package for Health Providers and District Managers

What is the purpose of this resource package? The Routine Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (RMNCH) Data Use Resource Package is intended to help healthcare providers and managers develop competencies to use routine RMNCH service delivery data to monitor and improve the quality of RMNCH care and client outcomes on an ongoing basis. Background […]

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MCSP Zika Response: Scoping Visit Assessment Tool

From November 2017 through January 2018, the MCSP Zika Response Team conducted scoping visits to five countries in the English-speaking Caribbean to better understand country health systems, identify priority cross-cutting and technical areas, and discuss potential MCSP approaches to strengthen the Zika virus response, in consultation with ministries of health and other stakeholders. The adaptable […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program