Project title: MNCH Project
Emphasis on improving the service delivery mechanisms for reducing preventable diseases. The policy focus is on continuous shift from curative to promotive and preventive services through primary health care.
Responding to the need for a coherent, innovative, sustainable, reliable and cost-effective strategy in MNCH, with Ministry of Health Government of Sindh. The vision of the strategic framework is “of a society where no family suffers the loss of a mother or newborn due to preventable or treatable causes”. The Framework pledges to ensure availability of high quality MNCH services to all, especially for the poor and the disadvantaged. The Framework aims to improve the accessibility of high quality and effective MNCH services for all, particularly the poor and the disadvantaged, through development and implementation of sustainable provincial and district programs. This mobile health unit will enable easier access to remote areas in the regions of District Dadu – the hardest hit regions in Sindh. The mobile health unit will be customized to travel on the difficult terrain in the region thus being able to provide critical and consistent care. Efforts will target facilitating the implementation of existing governmental programs including maternal and child health, expanded program on immunization, Hepatitis, TB, and a malnutrition program.
Start date and end date: (Date/Month/Year): 15-09-2011- to 14-09-2012 Donor: Ministry of Health, Government of Sindh
Budget: PKR-9.5 Million
Geographical area focused(District(s))
1. Establishing Mobile Health Units/facilities in remote areas
2. Community Sessions with stakeholders
A- Community Demand Generation
B- Capacity building