Priority indicators of care for mothers...

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Recent Projects

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

Development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

Malaria transmission is influenced not only by vector abundance, but as well by demographic traits such as vector species and age structure, as these influence the intensity by which the …

Testing the recording of priority facility-based, maternal and newborn coverage indicators for use in health management information systems

Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) metrics facility based testing study is a two and a half years project that is implemented at Muhimbili National Hospital and Temeke Regional referral Hospital in Tanzania. The overall aim is to validate a proposed set of coverage indicators on care for mothers and newborns at and around the time of birth. The study team will work with the Ministry of Health Community Development Elderly and Children (MoHCDEC) and partners to improve measurement of core newborn and maternal health coverage indicators as identified by Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) for wide-scale use in routine health management information systems (HMIS). For more information, visit the  Project Consortium Webpages/

Lead Scientists:

Donat Shamba

Josephine Shabaani

Godfrey Mbaruku

Fatuma Manzi

Partners

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science
The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Funders

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)

Projects Location

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