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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Malaria in Pregnancy Country Profiles

This series of 12 malaria in pregnancy (MiP) country profiles illuminates the current status of MiP programming in US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) countries with a focus on the progress achieved in ensuring intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) coverage among pregnant women. The profiles explore progress toward attaining targets, updates to countries’ […]

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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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Using Geospatial Analysis to Better Serve Disadvantaged Program Beneficiaries in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Lessons from an Exploratory Analysis in Nigeria

MCSP conducted an exploratory geospatial analysis using multiple geospatial data sources to understand inequities in access to maternal health services in two Nigerian states. The program looked at the relative socioeconomic position (SEP) of the population surrounding MCSP-supported facilities – as measured by a proxy indicator from Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) modeled surfaces for […]

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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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MCSP Liberia Restoration of Health Services Project: Endline Assessment Report

Following the Ebola crisis, USAID/Liberia asked MCSP to restore confidence in the health system by restoring high-quality service delivery at primary health care facilities and to support the nationwide roll-out of infection prevention and control (IPC) training and protocols through the MCSP Restoration of Health Services (RHS) project in three counties in Liberia. RHS Project […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program