Project profile — All Mothers and Children Count

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All Mothers and Children Count - Overview
Primate's World Relief andDevelopment Fund (CA-CRA_ACR-2866434640)
2016-03-15 - 2022-04-30
Country / region • Rwanda (20.00%)
• Mozambique (30.00%)
• Tanzania (31.00%)
• Burundi (19.00%)
Sector • Basic Health
Basic health infrastructure (12230) (3.56%)
• Basic Health
Basic nutrition (12240) (21.58%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Reproductive health care (13020) (61.73%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Family planning (13030) (11.00%)
• Population Policies/Programmes And Reproductive Health
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (2.13%)
Policy marker • Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Children's issues (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results


This initiative aims to reduce illness and death among women of reproductive age, newborns and children under five by working with local health authorities.. Activities include: (1) training women and men health workers and traditional birth attendants to dispense accurate advice on ante and post-natal care, promote healthy habits, provide basic health care, identify high risk pregnancies and make referrals to government-run medical facilities; (2) equipping a select number of health centers with essential equipment to reduce infection, monitor vital signs of fetuses and facilitate night time deliveries; (3) constructing dispensaries, nurses' houses and expectant mothers' houses to encourage facility based delivery; (4) providing rapid and affordable transport to medical facilities; (5) improving access to clean water and nutritious food; and (6) mobilizing and equipping communities and village leaders for sustainability of MNCH and gender results. This initiative is expected to contribute directly to the improved health and nutrition of approximately 2 million women, men and children and in addition, around 1 million individuals. The project is implemented with local partners in each country: VHW in Burundi, EHALE in Mozambique, Inshuti Mu Buzima (Partners in Health) in Rwanda, and the Anglican Diocese of Masasi n Tanzania.

Expected results

The expected results for this initiative include: (1) improved delivery of essential health services to mothers, pregnant women, newborns and children under five; (2) improved utilization of essential health services by mothers, pregnant women, and children under five; and (3) increased consumption of nutritious food and supplements by mothers, pregnant women, newborns and children under five.

Results achieved



Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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