ICRH Kenya
Maisha / Uzazi Bora intervention project

Maisha / Uzazi Bora intervention project

Team members:

Lou Dierick; Mark Hawken; Kituu J; Ngombo D; Mwanyumba Fabian; Marleen Temmerman; Elodie Yard; Matthew Chersich; Stanley Luchters; Wim Delva

OBJECTIVES

to reduce the transmission of mother-to-child transmission of HIV through the provision of a package of available, affordable and

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ANRS

Team members:

Stanley Luchters; Marleen Temmerman

OBJECTIVES
Main objective:

to strenghten the capacity of two clinical research sites in Africa

Specific objectives:

to strenghten the capacity of team members to implement GCLP guidelines
to strenghten the capacity to monitor anthropometric

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MOMI – Missed Opportunities in Maternal and Infant Health: reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in the year after childbirth through combined facility- and community-based interventions

OBJECTIVES
General objective
The main objective is to improve maternal and newborn health through a focus on the postpartum period, adopting context-specific strategies to strengthen health care delivery and services at both facility and community level in four sub-Saharan countries (Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique).
METHODS
The research project

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Maternity waiting homes – Moederwachthuizen

low rate of institutional deliveries, due to transport problems and lack of infrastructure, but also due to cultural prejudices and resistance against giving birth outside the family circle. One of the ways to facilitate and encourage institutional deliveries is the establishment of ‘maternity shelters’ or ‘maternity waiting homes’: facilities where

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