In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
The project adopts a continuum of care for reproductive health and child health through a range of service providers at the township level. These services are aligned with national strategies and prioritise high impact, low cost interventions and integrated delivery of services at the primary and community levels. Essential health services delivery address the main causes of maternal, newborn and child death and illness for poor and vulnerable ethnic populations in three conflict affected Townships.
Delivery of essential services, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health, in project townships
Strengthened capacity for delivery of essential MNCH services in townships supported by the 3MDG Fund.
Enhanced health services accountability and responsiveness through capacity development of target communities, civil society organisations and the public sector
The project supports:
The project also provides financing to reduce economic barriers to use of health services. Activities planned for the township level will be implemented according to the township health plan.
CESVI is the lead agency on this project and is responsible for implementation.
Burnet provides performance monitoring of the project and technical leadership in capacity building, training of and support to the Township Health Departments including:
For any general enquiries relating to this project, please contact:
Country Program Manager, Myanmar