IMCHA: Improving access to health services and quality of care for mothers and children in Tanzania

Reporting Organization:HealthBridge Foundation of Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 770,000
Timeframe: September 1, 2015 - March 31, 2020
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Sian FitzGerald
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

HealthBridge Foundation of Canada

Participating Organizations

  • Academia and Research

    • Institute of Development Studies, University of Dar es Salaam
    • Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
  • Government and Public Sector

    • Iringa Regional Health Management Team

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

  • Government and Public Sector

    • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) (33.33%)
    • Global Affairs Canada (33.34%)
    • International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Tanzania, United Republic of - $ 770,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Newborn & Child Health (50 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (50 %)

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Under-5 children Newborns
Descriptors: Rural
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

(1) Improve quality of care at the health facility for pregnant women and mother of children under two years of age with particular focus on ante-natal care, health facility delivery, post-natal care and sick-child care;

(2) Improve access to and timely utilization of health services by the pregnant women and mother of children under two years of age;

(3) Increase engagement of women and men in addressing the social and gender barriers for improvement of maternal and child heath in their respective communities;

(4) Improve capacity and accountability of the Health Committee in ensuring quality of care in the health facility.

Achieved Results



MNCH-related indicators
  • %/total of women attended at least four times during pregnancy by any provider for reasons related to the pregnancy
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Sub Projects

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