Maternal Health Sustainability Assessment Kigoma

FUNDED BY: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO)

Health Promotion Tanzania is implementing a three year Maternal Health Sustainability Assessment project in Kigoma region in partnership with CDC Foundation, Ministry of Health and PORALG. CDC Foundation, is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by US Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work. Maternal Health project started in 2016 to 2019 supported by the Bloomberg Philanthropies. It focused its efforts on improving availability of and access to emergency obstetric care and increasing the uptake of family planning and comprehensive post-abortion care.

Under this phase 2022-2025 Health Promotion Tanzania will work with CDC Foundation to  (i) Design and conduct interviews to learn from program implementation by interviewing service

providers, facility managers, regional policy makers and Ministry of Health and other key stakeholders (ii) Assess changes in health facility capacity to provide maternal and child health and family planning services, and (iii) Assess pregnancy outcomes in health facilities to measure trends in maternal and perinatal mortality and determine lives save

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