End of Project Report: Uganda Routine Immunization Program

MCSP has worked in 11 districts in Uganda since 2014 alongside the Ministry of Health/Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (MOH/UNEPI) to strengthen routine immunization (RI).  MCSP has had the primary objectives of strengthening UNEPI’s institutional/technical capacity to plan, coordinate, manage, and implement immunization activities at national level and improving district capacity to manage and coordinate […]

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MCSP Uganda Child Health End of Project Report

USAID commissioned technical assistance from MCSP in Uganda in late 2016 to identify an essential child health package (ECHP) and build the capacity of USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services (RHITES) projects in the East Central (EC) and South Western (SW) regions to implement the ECHP using a health systems strengthening approach. The aim […]

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Alternative training models for strengthening health worker capacity to implement the Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) strategy in Uganda

In October 2017, MCSP, alongside the RHITES partners, collaborated with the WHO and the MOH to pilot two alternative training approaches for implementation of the Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) strategy — the distance learning model developed by WHO and the short-interrupted course model developed by the MOH — to roll out […]

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Exploring the Adaptation of the RED/REC Approach to Other RMNCH Areas in Haiti, Kenya, and Uganda

Reaching Every District/Reaching Every Community/Reaching Every Child (RED/REC) has proven effective for improving immunization coverage and reaching eligible populations, and there is potential to use these same strategies to strengthen other reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) areas. In recognition of this potential, MCSP country programs in Haiti, Kenya, Uganda, and Mozambique supported the […]

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Financial Analysis to Inform the Scale-up and Sustainability of Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Interventions and Services

This document synthesizes MCSP’s efforts to strengthen health systems by analyzing scale-up costs and financial flows for RMNCH services. It includes MCSP’s approach to financial analysis for scale-up and findings from analyses conducted in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda. This brief also presents lessons learned to improve future […]

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National Community Health Information Systems in Four African Countries

Using a case study approach, this report describes the design and operations of national Community Health Information Systems (CHIS) in four African countries with the overall goal of informing global and national-level community programming and CHIS stakeholders about CHIS design and functioning in countries and the lessons learned across them. This technical report has three […]

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Strengths, Challenges, and Opportunities for RMNCH Financing in Uganda

This report presents the results of an assessment on the context of national health financing in Uganda—including current financing policies and practices, as well as health financing reforms proposed and in development—to understand the implications that such mechanisms may have on RMNCH services. The assessment employed a combination of desk review, key informant interviews, and […]

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MCSP Uganda Child Health – Baseline Report

MCSP-Child Health (CH) in Uganda provides above-site technical assistance (TA) to USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services (RHITES) South West (SW) and East Central (EC) projects to pilot an integrated package of child health interventions, the essential child health package (ECHP), with the ultimate goal of contributing to a reduction in child mortality. MCSP […]

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Costing of an Essential Child Health Package in Uganda

MCSP conducted a costing analysis to understand the financial implications of expanding the “essential” child health package (ECHP), specifically estimating the costs of the MCSP- and Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-supported activities, such as integrated trainings and mentorship, and the costs to deliver the full ECHP at public primary health care (PHC) facilities. […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program