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South Sudan Physician's Organization

South Sudan
The South Sudan Physician's Organization trains and supports community health workers to reach under-served populations in South Sudan with basic health care and referrals. The organization places a particular emphasis on providing care to camps for internally displaced persons.

Fistula Surgery Wing

Tanzania
Impact Norway built a “fistula-surgery” wing at a local hospital to combat address permanent fistula damage in mothers and young girls.

Joining Hands Initiative

Joining Hands Initiative is a DFATD-funded project that aims to improve MNCH services within the communities in Tanzania. The initiative will aid in establishing systems to refer patients for required services, improve community awareness and health practices as well as increase demand for MNCH and

Enhancing the Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health in Nigeria

Nigeria
The project aims to increase the quantity and quality of frontline health care workers, such as midwives, nurses, and community health workers, in order to improve the delivery of maternal, newborn and child health care services for 1.9 million pregnant women and mothers and 1.7 million children und

MIRA Channel (Women Mobile Lifeline Channel)

India
MIRA Channel (also called as Women Mobile Lifeline Channel) is an integrated mobile phone channel used in low-resource settings that provides health information to rural women and connects them with public health services. The channel was launched by ZMQ Development, a Technology for Development based social enterprise, in order to address barriers to accessing maternal and newborn health services for many women in India.

Elimentaire Sarl

Madagascar
Elimentaire sarl aims to combat malnutrition in Madagascar by selling a nutrient-rich food additive made from the leaves of the moringa tree in markets at the base of the economic pyramid. The company targets school children, rural villagers, and all customers who use flour or milk products. Elimen

Biocon Foundation - Early Detection and Prevention of Cervical Cancer

India
Early Detection and Prevention of Cervical Cancer program is centred around three key service delivery components – community information and education, accessible screening services, along with diagnostics and treatment services.

Jamii Smart

Kenya
Jamii Smart (meaning “smart families”) aims to convert the huge success of M-Pesa, Safaricom’s mobile wallet solution, into an effective mHealth solution that significantly improves MCH by modeling on existing, sustainable mobile technologies from end users. The national scale mHealth initiative off

Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Action for Community Development is a Uganda-based non-governmental organization working to employ innovative solutions in the areas of human rights, HIV/AIDS, reproductive and child health, and systems strengthening in Eastern Africa.

Community Health Nurse on the Go (CNH)

Ghana
Community Health Nurse on the Go is a mobile phone app, provided to community health workers, that combines virtual peer-to-peer support with improved connectedness to a professional network and supervisors.

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