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Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the first of five technical briefs on the theme of community engagement, that draw on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on community interventions to improve access to maternal, newborn and child health services. The key messages are: Improving access to MNCH services in rural... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This technical brief looks at the implementation context, design and early results of the UK aid funded Northern Uganda Health Programme (NU Health). The programme was set up to generate and test evidence on the extent to which results-based financing (RBF) is an efficient and effective financing mechanism compared with... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This technical brief focuses on the work done by the Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme to develop appropriate interventions to address demand-side barriers to timely uptake of maternal and newborn health services. MAMaZ tested two community engagement models, a comprehensive approach and a light approach. These... 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 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