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Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

The UK aid funded Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme tested different ways to generate sustainable demand for maternal and newborn health services in six rural districts. The programme was implemented in support of the Ministry of Community Development and Mother and Child Health’s Safe Motherhood... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the fifth in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on influencing policy and fast-tracking implementation. The key messages are: Complexity theory and the drivers of change analysis can be... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

The UK aid funded Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme tested a community engagement approach which aimed to stimulate demand for maternal and newborn health services in poor communities located in rural areas. Intervention communities were assisted to establish community response systems which enabled them to... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

A summary of progress against high level indicators of goal and purpose for the PRRINN-MNCH programme is presented in this report. The PRRINN-MNCH logical framework (logframe) includes the two goal indicators (with targets) related to Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5: To reduce the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This technical brief provides an overview of the approach used by and key results of the UK aid funded Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme. Implemented between 2010-2013, the programme was set up to develop, assess and validate implementation models that promoted appropriate maternal and newborn... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the fourth in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on public financial management systems strengthening. The key messages are: Overcoming weak public financial management systems is both a technical and... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is a technical brief on the theme of health service delivery, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on reducing the gap between uptake of antenatal care and skilled attendance at birth. The key messages are: Targeted strategies are helping to improve the gap between... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the second in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on addressing human resources for health services in northern Nigeria. The key messages are: New initiatives are helping to combat the... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

The UK aid funded Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme tested a series of demand-side interventions that would increase access to maternal and newborn health services. These were developed with future scale-up in mind. To facilitate scale-up in the districts, the programme placed significant emphasis on... Read more