Annual Review of DFID Zimbabwe Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme
Field of Expertise:
Health Service Delivery; PHC/MNCH/RH/Nutrition/W&S; Reproductive Health / Maternal health / newborn health
Narrative description of project:
The Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) programme is a four-year programme which began in 2012 and is due to end in 2016. The programme’s aim is to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality across Zimbabwe and it has a total budget of £74 million.
It supports the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MoHCW) to achieve the goals of the National Health Strategy 2009-2013 and the priorities outlined in the Government of Zimbabwe’s Health Sector Investment Case 2010-2012.
The MNCH Programme has four components:
• Contribution to the Health Transition Fund, a pooled fund managed by UNICEF that supports MCH service delivery, human resources, commodities and decentralised planning and funding;
• ARV procurement through USAID implemented by John Snow International
• Paediatric ARV treatment through the Elisabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation
• Supporting demand and accountability for services through greater citizen engagement (implementer to be confirmed)
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