Country of Operation
- Malaria and other vector borne diseases
- Maternal, newborn and child health
SummaryThe Muso Project in Mali aims to reduce maternal and child mortality rates through preventative and proactive healthcare. Employing community-health workers, establishing home-based care, and setting up rapid-access clinics are three ways in which the Muso Project seeks to accomplish its goals.
Muso Project's Goals are as follows:
- Provide early access to Manernal, Newborn, and Child Healthcare in rural, poor communities in Mali
- Train and hire CHWs to condust home visits and identify symptoms
- Establish rapid clinics
- Provide home-based care
- Work with the Malian Government in a Public-Private Partnership to reduce maternal and child mortality
Key program components
The Muso Project aims to:
- Train community members as Community Health Workers to identify symptoms, provide basic healthcare, and conduct monitoring...over 5,000 CHWs are currently employed with the Muso Project
- Enhance operational processes through home-based care, rapid clinics, and the elimination of point-of-care fees
- Monitor internal standards and conduct rigorous evaluations of the program
Number of personnel employed:
In the past year, has the program scaled by:
Describe the program's expansion:
Muso has expanded significantly since its inception from 50,000 contacts in 2009 to 130,000 contacts in 2011. More rapid clinics have been established, more CHWs have been employed, and MNCH indicators have decreased dramatically.
Primary source of funding:
Additional source(s) of funding:
No, the program is its own organization.
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