Improved capacity and access to healthcare services for mothers and children
Construction of healthcare facilities and mobile clinic to improve uptake of maternal and child health services.
Staff dormitory constructed near the health facility to improve accessibility of healthcare workers
Better quality of healthcare services
Provide education and trainings to community health workers on nutrition, water treatment, health and hygiene issues in the community. To ensure sustainability, the project train village and health facility committees on management of health services and support income generating activities.
Trainings and education for community health workers about health and hygiene.
Community health workers educating mother to mother support group on water hygiene and treatment.
Clinical officer monitoring growth of child to determine adequacy of nutrition intake
Education to local community
Advocacy activities and education to the community about the importance of healthcare services and deliveries in hospitals by healthcare professionals. Mother to Mother support group was established to enhance peer education.
Health and hygiene education conducted in health facility to Mother to Mother support group to enhance peer education on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH).
After receiving education, more people in the community became more active and involved during the engagement of the project. In addtion, more men in the community understand the importance of giving birth at health facility and take their wives to the health facility to be assisted by a skilled birth attendant.
Voices from the community:
Village chief: “My wife recovers faster after giving birth in health facility compared to giving birth at home.”