|Reporting Organization:||Doctors of the World - Canada|
|Total Budget ($CAD):||$ 2,527,527|
|Timeframe:||May 1, 2017 - August 31, 2020|
|Haiti - $ 2,527,527.00 (100.00%)|
|Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (60 %)|
|Primary Health Care (40 %)|
The program targets women of child-bearing age, pregnant women, and newborns in both departments so that they have access to quality health care. In order to strengthen geographic and cultural accessibility, the program plans to mobilize community leaders (matrons, community health workers, etc.) to get them to inform and raise the awareness of the populations. At the health centres (5 in Nippes, 4 in North-West), access to care will be improved by paying and training providers, rehabilitating buildings, and providing essential medicines and inputs. The health departments’ core teams will also be supported in their supervisory roles. Lastly, the project’s advocacy component will be strengthened through a study on the coexistence of traditional and modern models of care for pregnant women; and through participation in the discussions on health policy and on the required increase in the health care budget.
|Gender and age:||Adult women Adolescent females Adolescent males Newborns|
|Total Direct Population:||181,019|
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Pregnant women, women of child-bearing age, and newborns have improved access to sexual and reproductive health care and to maternal/newborn health care in the Nippes and North-West departments. Results: – Access to and the quality of sexual and reproductive health care and maternal/infant health care are improved in the structures supported (institutional component) – The communities undertake initiatives that help improve health and reduce maternal and infant mortality (community component) – Political decision-makers and health authorities factoring in cultural, family and community realities and the needs for additional resources in matters of sexual and reproductive health is strengthened.