Project profile — Strengthening National Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Mozambique



Overview 

CA-3-D004477001
$74,540,634
IBRD Trust Funds - World Bank (44001)
2018-03-26 - 2024-06-30
Operational
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Mozambique (100.00%)

Sector 

• Population policy and administrative management:
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (20.00%)
Reproductive health care (13020) (30.00%)
Family planning (13030) (30.00%)
STD control including HIV/AIDS (13040) (5.00%)
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (15.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)

Description 

This project aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women and adolescents, and the health of newborns and children in underserved areas in Mozambique. It supports specific sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) objectives within the World Bank’s broader “Mozambique Primary Health Care Strengthening Program”. The project focuses on 42 districts, which are among the most underserved. Key activities include: (1) increasing birth deliveries in health facilities; (2) supporting secondary schools to offer sexual and reproductive health services, such as information and support for contraceptive methods; (3) increasing family planning services; (4) increasing the number of health centers carrying out semi-annual public social audits; and (5) improving certification and coding of information on causes of death through strengthened civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems. The project is implemented in collaboration with the Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman, Every Child. It is aligned with the priorities of the Government of Mozambique’s Health Sector Plan to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition, as well as to strengthen its CRVS systems. The project is implemented in collaboration with the Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman, Every Child and is aligned with the priorities of the Government of Mozambique’s Health Sector Plan that attain to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition, as well as to CRVS systems.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased empowerment of women and girls in selected districts to exercise agency in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) decision-making; and (2) improved efficiency and effectiveness of the Mozambique Ministry of Health to provide gender responsive and adolescent-friendly SRHR services that meet the standards for quality care and equity in access, and respect rights.

Results achieved 

Results achieved as of March 2020 include: (1) 2,210,111 women have access to institutional deliveries; (2) 3,400 community health workers (of which 43% were women) trained and appointed to provide health services, including sexual and reproductive health services, to adolescents and women; (3) 3,080,485 women and adolescents have access to modern contraception; and (4) 2,058,328 pregnant women received three doses of iron and folic acid.

Budget and spending 


Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transactions
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Basket funds/pooled funding
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