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Global Call to Action: maximize the public health impact of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa

This open access, MCSP co-authored Malaria Journal article highlights the Global Call to Action to maximize the impact of preventative treatment of malaria during pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses on the benefits of this treatment, analyses its costs and benefits, and looks at the outcomes of affected newborns and mothers to assess the ability […]

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Feasibility Study of the Implementation of Integrated Community Case Management in Bondo: Leveraging Existing Systems

This midline assessment report analyzes the effectiveness of integrated community case management (iCCM) in reducing the infant mortality rate in Bondo, Kenya. Community health volunteers delivered iCCM in addition to the care services already in place. The authors make suggestions for how best to improve iCCM and further reduce infant mortality going forward. […]

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Lessons Learned from the Scale-Up Experience of Six High-Impact Interventions in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

USAID’s predecessor flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) worked in more than 50 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to assist in the scale up of high impact interventions in reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). This brief summarizes the results of the Program’s scale up experience and […]

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Controlling maternal anemia and malaria: ensuring pregnant women receive effective interventions to prevent malaria and anemia: what program managers and policymakers should know

This brief describes World Health Organization recommendations for IPTp to prevent malaria in pregnancy and iron-folic acid supplementation to prevent iron deficiency anemia in sub-Saharan Africa countries, with an emphasis on giving the correct dose of folic acid to maximize the effectiveness of interventions to prevent malaria. The brief is for program managers of health […]

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Essential Care for Every Baby Africa Regional Workshop

The Essential Care for Every Baby (ECEB) Africa Regional Workshop provided an opportunity for dialogue with select countries implementing Helping Babies Breathe at scale on the potential use of the ECEB learning materials to strengthen current newborn health programs and to develop a larger regional pool of ECEB master trainers and champions. In total, 85 […]

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