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Un facilitateur présente aux participants le rappel sur la politique nationale de lutte contre la MVE : relecture des arrêtés sur les comités d’urgences.
Case Studies, Technical Briefs
February 2018
French

A la suite de fréquentes épidémies de fièvre de Lassa au Bénin, le Ministère de la santé (MS) a élaboré un Plan national de contingence contre la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) et les autres fièvres hémorragiques virales (FHV). Pour sa part, l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé a élaboré une liste...

Case Studies
January 2018
French

Cette étude de cas a été rédigée par Marius Awonon (URC), Roland Kyedrebeogo (Dimagi), Mayssa el Khazen (URC). Il a été produit par le programme USAID d’amélioration de la santé de la reproduction, du nouveau-né et de l’enfant (ANCRE).

Project Reports, Technical Briefs
January 2018
English

The rapid spread of the Zika virus in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region and the association between Zika infection and serious birth defects has generated attention and concern among the public and policymakers. While efforts to study and respond to the Zika outbreak has focused...

Research Reports
January 2018
French

Le plan stratégique 2018-2022 du Centre des opérations d’urgences sanitaires (COUS) a été développé et validé par le Ministère de la santé du Bénin avec l’appui technique et financier du Programme d’amélioration de la santé de la reproduction, du nouveau-né et de l’enfant (ANCRE) financé par l’...

HEATmarker TTI Indication Chart
Success Stories
October 2017
English

Research in Ghana showed that 74% of oxytocin sampled was below the recommended potency, largely due to difficulties maintaining the cold chain. Loss of potency reduces the efficacy of oxytocin in preventing and treating postpartum hemorrhage, one of the top 3 causes of maternal mortality in...

The cashier at Point E Clinic welcomes a client
Publications, Success Stories
September 2017
English

Private health facilities are in need—and want—training to help them improve quality of their services. Customer service training is one of the answers.

The Wheel of Practices for Better Living guides families through the first 1000 days of a child's life in Chichicastenango, Quiché (2015)
Project Reports
September 2017
English

University Research Co., LLC (URC), successfully implemented the Community Nutrition and Health Project (Nutri-Salud) between June 2012 and May 2017. The project worked in 30 municipalities in the western highlands region of the country to achieve three objectives consistent with USG Global...

Project Reports
September 2017
English

The overall objective of the USAID-funded Zambia Mawa CommCare evaluation is to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on the effectiveness of the CommCare counseling platform as a key resource for sustainable household nutrition behavior change. The Mawa CommCare evaluation includes a...

Screen shot of REGIS-ER success story
Success Stories
July 2017
English

In January 2016, these women gathered to learn how to produce and store enriched flour, a blend of pulverized staples such as millet or sorghum mixed with other locally available and easy-to-process vitamin-rich foods, such as cowpeas and peanuts. The measure of the REGIS-ER project's success is...

Nutrition infantile et solidarité: Les femmes de Bourdounga innovent pour mieux nourrir les jeunes enfants
Success Stories
July 2017
French

A Bourdounga (Département de Balléyara) au Niger, plus de 200 femmes du village ont appris, ensemble, à produire et conserver de la farine infantile enrichie pour aider leurs enfants à mieux grandir, à mieux se développer et à renforcer leurs défenses immunitaires. Elles sont rassemblées dans...

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