demonstration project on approaches to providing quality maternal care in Kenya findings from a baseline survey in four districts in Western Province, Kenya.

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  • Maternal health services -- Kenya -- Western Province -- Case studies.

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GenreCase studies.
ContributionsObonyo, Ben., Kenya. Ministry of Health., Population Council., University of Nairobi. College of Health Sciences.
LC ClassificationsRG966.K42 W47 2002
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Paginationx, 110 p. :
Number of Pages110
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Open LibraryOL3985765M
LC Control Number2001314232

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2 Improving Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Kenya C. Purpose of this document This report provides an overview of the USAID ASSIST Project’s experience applying quality improvement (QI) to improve RMNCH services and reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Kenya.

Warren, and W. Liambila, Approaches to providing quality maternal care in Kenya: Safe motherhood demonstration project, western province, Nairobi, Kenya: Ministry of Health, Kenya and.

The Strengthening Care for Preterm Babies in Urban Hospitals in Kenya project strengthens the skills and capacity of health providers in seven hospitals located in Langata Sub–County, Nairobi, Kenya, so that they can deliver higher quality care to preterm and low-birth-weight babies.

The project strengthens Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) services. Overview of a Community Based Maternal and Newborn Health project and lessons learned in Kenya & Ethiopia Barriers to safe maternal health care at individual, community and facility levels.

implementation of the project approaches and required early. of maternal health care in Kenya requires the government to consider new legislative policies to strengthen its health care system, improve quality of care, and ensure the equal distribution of financial and human resources among the counties.

Furthermore, it is critical that new maternal healthFile Size: KB. The Standards for Maternal Care in Kenya marks the outcome of partnership between the Ministry of Health and health Professional Associations of Kenya and the United Kingdom to improve quality of maternal care in line with the Kenya Quality Model.

INFLUENCE OF FREE MATERNITY HEALTHCARE PROGRAMME ON MATERNAL MORTALITY RATE IN KENYA: A CASE OF KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL BY Through the provision of quality skilled care, Sophie Witter (), Kenya’s new free maternal health services policy is a potentially positive step in this direction.

However, in order to comply with Kenya’s. Kenya Service Provision Assessment, Chapter 6, Maternal Health Care, November Safe motherhood demonstration project, Western province: Final re-port.

QUALITY OF MATERNAL Author: Luwei Pearson. This report presents Kenyas Reproductive Maternal Neonatal hild and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Investment Framework for Kenya to realize the Visionthe Constitution of and the Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

rights approaches, the right to survival, and the right to health treatment and care. WV’s development and phased implementation of the approach1 () is part of the process to strengthen expertise and competencies in key MNCH and nutrition interventions that fit with our organisational strategy and mandate.

Strategic training on maternal health, as most mothers will now deliver under skilled care,” said Dr. Francis Kimani, the Director of Medical Services. “It will also lead to a reduction in birth-related complications such as haemorrhage and obstructed labour.” In Kenya, the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is high, with deaths per everylive births.

A secondary goal would be to establish the effectiveness of the demonstration project through a high-quality, community-based impact evaluation. Project Components 1. A decentralized, patient-centered, collaborative, stepped-care approach to care that is evidence based and locally relevant Providing Sustainable Mental Health Care in Kenya Cited by: 1.

The approach taken in Kenya was to build a community-based health model to increase the uptake of antenatal, birth and postnatal care services for pregnant women and improve the quality of care provided at the facility level.

improving the coverage as well as ensuring quality of maternal, newborn and child health services to accelerate progress towards MDGs 4 and 5. Additionally, the UN Commission for Information and Accountability reiterates the need to ensure quality of care as an essential Size: 1MB.

Ministry of Health.; University of Nairobi. Title(s): Safe motherhood demonstration project, Western Province: final report/ Charlotte Warren, Wilson Liambila. Program Evaluation; Quality Assurance, Health Care Notes: Cover subtitle: Approaches to providing quality maternal care in Kenya.

"December " Includes bibliographical. The goal of this project is to improve access and quality of Maternal and Child Health care through a predesigned Enhanced Health Care system and Cited by: 5. Taking Critical Services to the Home: Scaling-up Home-based Maternal and Postnatal Care, including Family Planning, through Community Midwifery in Kenya Frontiers in Reproductive Health.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH This publication was prepared by Jane Chuma (consultant) and Thomas Maina of the Health Policy Project. FREE MATERNAL CARE AND REMOVAL OF USER FEES AT PRIMARY-LEVEL FACILITIES IN KENYA Monitoring the Implementation and Impact: Baseline Report May HEALTH POLICY PROJECTFile Size: 1MB.

to learn lessons from a traditional midwifery workforce in Western Kenya. Design. Safe motherhood demonstration project in Western Province: approaches to providing quality maternal care in Kenya.

Republic of Kenya Ministry of Health, Nairobi. Google by: 6. A social venture, it combines business and clinical innovations to provide women living in Nairobi’s peri-urban areas with high-quality, friendly and affordable maternity care through a network of self-sustaining and scalable clinics.

With two brick-and-mortar clinics, the organization provides clients with high-quality individualized ANC. Strategies for improving the quality of health care in maternal and child health in low-and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews.

Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. ; 22 (s1)– Atherton F, Mbekem G, &Nyalusi I. Project report. Improving service quality: experience from the Tanzania Family Health by: 3. Postpartum maternal and infant mortality is high in sub-Saharan Africa and improving postpartum care as a strategy to enhance maternal and infant health has been neglected.

We describe the design and selection of suitable, context-specific interventions that have the potential to improve postpartum care. The study is implemented in rural districts in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Cited by: Challenges to Policy Implementation: An Examination of an Integrated Health Care Delivery System Demonstration Project Kaitlin A.

Roh Macalester College, [email protected] likely to receive good quality care and the most likely to pay inequitably for the care they do receive. Ultimately, this drives up the cost of the whole system since. Maternal and newborn health remains an issue in Kenya, with only half of women receiving the recommended number of antenatal care visits and roughly half of births occurring unattended and at home – a worrisome decline in care and attended births over the past decade.

One ongoing cluster‐randomized trial in Kenya, the PrEP Implementation for Mothers in Antenatal Care (PrIMA) Study (NCT#), compares two approaches for programmatically delivering PrEP within routine antenatal care clinics (universal PrEP‐offer versus targeted‐offer based on Author: Dvora L Joseph Davey, Dvora L Joseph Davey, Jillian Pintye, Jared M Baeten, Grace Aldrovandi, Rachel.

Kenya has a high burden of maternal and newborn mortality. Consequently, the Government of Kenya introduced health system reforms to promote the availability of skilled birth attendants (SBAs) and proscribed deliveries by traditional birth attendants (TBAs). Despite these changes, only 10 % of women from pastoralist communities are delivered by an SBA in a health Cited by:   Health service fees constitute substantial barriers for women seeking childbirth and postnatal care.

In an effort to reduce health inequities, the government of Kenya in introduced the output-based approach (OBA), or voucher programme, to increase poor women’s access to quality Safe Motherhood services including postnatal care. To help improve service quality, OBA programmes Cited by: 7. Our findings further demonstrate that quality improvement principles and approaches can be applied to target increasing access and improving adherence to standards at points of care.

Overall, our results provide further evidence for the value of quality improvement approaches in health care service delivery in low-income countries as a core part of the repertoire of strategies Cited by: 8. Introduction.

Approximately 15% of expected births worldwide will result in life-threatening complications during pregnancy, delivery, or the postpartum concept of emergency obstetric and newborn care (EmONC) was introduced by WHO, UNICEF, and UNFPA in as an organizing framework for the delivery of evidence-based clinical services, as a critical component of any program Cited by:   Introduction From tothe Government of Kenya implemented a reproductive health voucher programme in select counties, providing poor women subsidised access to public and private sector care.

In Junethe government introduced a policy calling for free maternity services to be provided in all public facilities. The concurrent implementation of these interventions presents an Cited by: 2.

Policy Proposal on the Presidents’ Initiative on Free Maternal Health Services in Kenya 1 Background The ante and post neonatal services as well as care provided during delivery are critical for the survival and well-being of mother child.

According to /9 KDHS, 92 percent of women in Kenya receive antenatal care from a medical Size: KB. Our findings further demonstrate that quality improvement principles and approaches can be applied to target increasing access and improving adherence to standards at points of care.

Overall, our results provide further evidence for the value of quality improvement approaches in health care service delivery in low-income countries as a core part of the repertoire of strategies aimed at accelerating Cited by: 8. The Heshima project is investigating the causes of disrespectful and abusive care during childbirth in Kenyan health facilities and developing interventions to reduce this problem.

Read More Projects (15). Kenya - Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project (English) Abstract. The development objective of the Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project for Kenya is to improve utilization and quality of primary health care (PHC) services with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.

Making care better for individuals, improving health for populations, and reducing per capita costs The National Demonstration Project on Quality Improvement in Health Care (NDP) is launched to explore the application of modern quality improvement methods to health care.

The book Curing Health Care is published. The Quality Management NetworkFile Size: KB. A systematic review of the effectiveness of training in emergency obstetric care in low‐resource environments. BJOG ;– Background Training of healthcare workers can play an important role in improving quality of care, and reducing maternal Cited by: Nearly maternal deaths occurred globally innearly all of which took place in low– and middle–income countries (LMIC) [].Most of these countries did not reduce maternal mortality to levels targeted in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG5) [].Progress has been hindered, in part, by a lack of reliable maternal health data, especially on maternal deaths [].Cited by: Ndetei, include those with county government where health services have been devolved and with the government of Kenya.

BASICNEEDS 2. BasicNeeds was founded in with the goal of improving the lives of people around the world diagnosed with a mental illness or epilepsy, by ensuring that their basic needs are met and their rights are recognized and respected.

Essential Antenatal, Perinatal and Postpartum Care 2 Required resources and visual aids The handouts required to accompany sessions have been included with each module. Together with suggested overhead slides to be used with each module, these handouts are also included in a separate folder.

Abstract: Background: The Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS) in Uganda used a quality improvement (QI) approach to integrate the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, maternal and child health, and nutrition services, with the goal of increasing the retention of mother-baby pairs in care and decreasing vertical transmission of HIV.

Their paper, “The OPTIMISTIC approach: preliminary data of the implementation of a CMS nursing facility demonstration project,” appears in the January issue of Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. OPTIMISTIC is supported by a four-year, award of $ million from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.For more than a decade, IHI has been a leader in improving perinatal safety, working with hospitals and health systems to prevent adverse events and obstetric harm, as well as to reduce primary cesarean section rates and early elective deliveries.

IHI has been developing a population approach to maternal and infant health that combines elements of specific evidence-based interventions as part. Obstetric Care. Resource Febru Guía de Consejería: Consejería preconcepción, prenatal y postparto en el contexto de la epidemia de Zika This report provides an overview of the USAID ASSIST Project’s experience applying quality improvement (QI) to improve RMNCH services and reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Kenya.

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