Summary of Volunteerism Study. MORE MAMaZ

Authors: MORE MAMaZ
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

This factsheet presents the key findings and policy implications from the study. The aim of the MORE MAMaZ volunteerism study was to contribute to the evidence base on how to operate and maintain effective and sustainable health volunteer programmes in Zambia. The study consisted of a quantitative and qualitative approaches.

MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) was funded by Comic Relief. The programme was implemented by Transaid, Health Partners International, Development Data and Disacare in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health and District Community Health Teams.


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Tags: Zambia, Antenatal care, Safe Motherhood Action Groups, Community engagement, Safe motherhood, Access to health services, Community volunteers, Community-based programmes and interventions, Universal health coverage, Maternal newborn child health, MNCH, social support, women's and girls' empowerment, community response, social inclusion, social and behavioural change communication, policy development, community monitoring systems, volunteerism, reaching every woman,