Support for Integrated Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Services in Tete Province, Mozambique

Team members: 
Diederike Geelhoed
Team members: 
Diederike Geelhoed

The project called ‘Support for Integrated Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Services in Tete Province, Mozambique’ is funded by UNICEF, and implemented by ICRH Mozambique in collaboration with the Provincial Health Department in Tete Province, Mozambique.  The overall objective of the project is to improve the provision of quality integrated maternal and child health and nutrition services in the province.

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Contact person: Diederike Geelhoed  

Period: 1 February 2011 till 31 December 2011

Partners: Provincial Health Department of Tete Province, Mozambique

Objectives:

Main objective:

  • The provision of quality integrated maternal and child health and nutrition services is improved in Tete Province, Mozambique

Specific Objectives:

  • Technical quality of maternal and child health and nutrition services is improved
  • Access to and utilization of maternal and child health and nutrition services is improved

Activities:

  • Technical support to provincial and district program managers
  • Formal and in-service training of health care providers
  • Acquisition of essential equipment and strengthening of supply chain management
  • Monitoring and evaluation of maternal and child health and nutrition program performance
  • Interactive communication with existing patient support groups to create demand for incorporation of maternal and child health and nutrition in their activities
  • Assessments of technical quality of care of emergency obstetric care, integrated management of childhood diseases, and nutrition
  • Assessments of the collaboration with existing patient support groups on mother and child health and nutrition matters, and of the barriers and facilitating factors in the continuum of care for HIV exposed infants, and the linkages between PMTCT and paediatric HIV treatment programes

 

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Project status: 
Ongoing
Project status: 
Ongoing
Period: 
01/02/2011 - 31/12/2011
Period: 
01/02/2011 - 31/12/2011