An Assessment of the Status of Kangaroo Mother Care in the Dominican Republic: Findings and Considerations for Sustainability

Publish Date: July 2019
Author: MCSP

This report details the status of implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in the Dominican Republic (DR) along with key bottlenecks and challenges in KMC implementation and proposed solutions.

The objectives of this assessment were to:

  • Assess the status of implementation and scale-up of KMC in the Dominican Republic
  • Assess for gaps and bottlenecks in implementation of KMC at the health system and facility levels
  • Propose recommendations for sustaining and further expanding the implementation of KMC in the Dominican Republic

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