Maternal and Child Health Interventions in Madagascar
In rural Madagascar, community health workers supported by MSH referred 6,500 pregnant women to health facilities for antenatal care (October to December 2015). Community health volunteers also referred 750 pregnant women and 388 newborns due to emergencies.
Maternal and Child Health Interventions in DRC
Through the MSH-led, USAID-funded DRC-Integrated Health Project (DRC-IHP), health workers provided comprehensive services to over 120,000 women in labor (April to June 2015), including skilled birth delivery, essential newborn care, prevention of postpartum hemorrhage, and postpartum visits. In the health zones where DRC-IHP works, 7,400 newborns were saved, 3.6 million children under five with diarrhea were treated, and 97 percent of children under one received basic childhood vaccinations.