Call to Action: Implementing the Nurturing Care Framework in Ghana

The Government of Ghana (GOG) has made a strong commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SGD 4 regarding access to quality ECD services. Recently, the GOG reaffirmed this commitment through dedication of personnel and coordination mechanisms to rollout the Nurturing Care Framework in Ghana. This investment is a critical first step given […]

Read More…

Financing Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Services in Ghana: Partnerships for Primary Healthcare Models and Reforms

MCSP worked with the Ministry of Health, National Health Insurance Authority and Ghana Health Service to support the scale-up of its Community-based Health Planning and Services strategy and other systems strengthening approaches to improve access to primary healthcare across the country. This support will help the Government of Ghana bridge the inequities in accessing essential […]

Read More…

Integrating eLearning in Pre-Service Education in Ghana

MCSP aimed to develop a better-prepared midwifery and nursing workforce, equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively provide HIV, malaria, nutrition, family planning, and maternal, newborn, and child health services. To advance these pre-service education (PSE) goals, MCSP collaborated with Ministry of Health (MOH) to implement the following eLearning activities from August 2014 to […]

Read More…

Gender-Based Violence E-Learning Module in Ghana

The Government of Ghana requested MCSP’s assistance in developing an e-learning module for pre-service education in midwifery and nursing. It was developed in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Health and validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana. The learning objectives of the module include: Define gender, sex, violence, and gender-based violence (GBV) Explain […]

Read More…

Gender Technical Brief

MCSP has developed tools and strategies to address gender-based constraints and opportunities related to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) outcomes and integrated these into national strategies, training packages, and quality improvement tools. In Ghana, Nigeria, Mozambique and Tanzania, these tools have been institutionalized by ministries of health and scaled up through national […]

Read More…

Ghana Midwifery and Nursing Workforce

MCSP in Ghana worked to prepare the midwifery and nursing workforce with knowledge and skills to provide high-quality HIV, malaria, nutrition, family planning (FP), and maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services. […]

Read More…

Ghana Early Childhood Development Toolkit

Early Childhood development (ECD) is a low-cost intervention that supports young children’s development across physical, cognitive, language and socio-emotional domains. MCSP has introduced ECD sessions in communities in Ghana to improve the lives of newborn babies and their mothers. The Ghana Early Childhood Development Toolkit includes a: Training of Trainers (TOT) Guide – provides structured and […]

Read More…

Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program