Review of Newborn Health Content in Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses and Integrated Community Case Management Training Materials and Job Aids in Seven Maternal and Child Survival Program Countries

This assessment was designed to understand the newborn care content in country materials for Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness and integrated community case management. Specifically the assessment focuses on content related to essential newborn care, postnatal care, care for low-birthweight and preterm babies, breastfeeding and support to mothers for breast milk feeding, management […]

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Democratic Republic of Congo Strengthening MOH Institutional Capacity

MCSP partnered with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Public Health (MOH) from 2015 to early 2019 to accelerate reductions in maternal and child mortality. Strengthening the Ministry’s institutional capacity to strategically scale up cost-effective, high-impact, evidence-based interventions was among MCSP’s primary objectives at the national level. To do this, MCSP DRC worked with […]

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National Community Health Information Systems in Four African Countries

MCSP adapted MEASURE Evaluation’s broader Community-Based Information System Model to produce a framework for developing and implementing community health information system (CHIS), with a thematic focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health. The framework identifies seven key dimensions of a robust CHIS, around which this report organizes its findings. […]

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WASH: Histoire de Réussite

This infographic provides a brief overview of the Clean Clinic Approach program MCSP DRC implemented in 35 health clinics in 2 provinces and initial results achieved. […]

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The “Clean Clinic Approach” for WASH in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This brief presents the implementation of the “Clean Clinic Approach” (CCA) for strengthening water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where MCSP worked in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) from 2015. The CCA aims to increase access to WASH services whilst improving adherence to best practices at the […]

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Building Family Planning Services in DRC

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) an estimated 70% of the population of 81 million have little or no access to healthcare. DRC has the third highest fertility rate globally at 6.6 children per woman, a national maternal mortality rate of 846 per 100,000 live births and an adolescent birth rate of 138 per […]

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Kintambo Model Training Center

One of MCSP’s three objectives in DR Congo was to improve maternal and newborn survival through the provision of quality in-service training and pre-service education on key maternal and newborn health and postpartum family planning (PPFP) interventions. The Program’s approach to human capacity development focused on developing individual health worker knowledge and skills through experience […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program