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Project Development of community support system to improve maternal and neonatal health and accelerating progress to end child marriage
Started on (Date) 2011
Phased out (Date 2016
Funded by Unicef
Implementing Partner Unicef Bangladesh
Working area All Upozila in Jamalpur&Sirajgonj District
Goal and Objectives “Reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts with an emphasis on equity issues to achieve MDGs 4 and 5”.
Key interventions
  • Birth planning, ANC, PNC, Counseling session conduction by CHVs with PWs and other family members,
  • # Identification and referral of complicated PW and newborn by CHVs
Result of intervention
  1. Increased awareness about MNH in the community and increased demand as ANC, PNC and referral to the appropriate facilities with support of CG and CHV
  2. CG members are aware to conduct meeting regularly for look after the CC performance
  3. Increased referral from community to facility and CG are want to know what’s  situation of  referred  mothers/ patient from  the authority
  4. Local Govt. Institutions (UP,Upazila) expand their hand to support for facility repair maintenances and follow up CHV activity  at field level
  5. CG’s are taken role for maintaining proper office time to the facilities and field level

Every CC generated fund for meet up emergency need as assist to poor mother and newborn

Project outcome
  • # Trained 3300 CHV
  • # Increased normal delivery by SBA ,
  • #  Increased Birth planning,
  • # Good relationship with Health & Family Planning

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