450 Health Facilities

supported to pilot and scale up groundbreaking healthcare solutions.

50,000+ Mothers and Babies

reached with innovative approaches to improve their health

2,700 Health Workers

trained to deliver innovative maternal and newborn health services

Antenatal Care in Kakamega County, Kenya

Many women in low and middle-income countries face gaps in access to high-quality ANC: they often do not receive the recommended services for a healthy pregnancy, experience poor quality of care, and are treated disrespectfully. Young and adolescent women, particularly first time mothers, tend to complete fewer ANC visits and seek care later in pregnancy than adult mothers.

CHV Decision Support

This brief outlines the results and lessons from a intervention project that sought to enhance community health volunteers’ (CHV) performance, by testing the use of mobile phone technology to deliver essential information and support to their decision-making. The m-Health tool was designed to improve CHV’s ability to recognise danger signs in pregnant women, new mothers and newborns, and to make timely referrals for care.

May - July 2018: News and Views

Leveraging Telemedicine to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health

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Innovations in Maternal and Newborn Health Care

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February - April 2018: News and Views

Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Kenya through Innovative Financing

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