Strengthening Mother, Newborn and Child Health in Haiti – COVID-19 response

Reporting Organization:Doctors of the World - Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 1,782,957
Timeframe: July 16, 2020 - December 31, 2021
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Doctors of the World - Canada

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Haiti - $ 1,782,957.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (61.00 %)

Nutrition (19.00 %)

Primary Health Care (11.00 %)

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (9.00 %)

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This project aims to help reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality through a comprehensive, integrated approach that promotes a continuum of care in seven communes in Haiti. This project provides additional funds in response to immediate needs to respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Project activities include: 1) training health staff and increasing supervision of specific procedures related to COVID-19 including prevention measures, referral-systems and management of gender-based violence cases; 2) supporting access to mental health services for health workers under stress directly related to the pandemic response; and 3) disseminating information to the public related to COVID-19 using radio, sound trucks, SMS platforms, and social media in partnership with local organizations.

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Target Population

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

Expected Results

Expected outcomes for this project 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, newborns and children under five; and (3) increased consumption of nutritious foods and supplements by mothers, pregnant women, newborns and children under five.

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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