Supporting the Continuum of Care for Mothers and Children – COVID-19 response

Reporting Organization:Universite de Montreal - Office of Research Services and Development
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 1,100,000
Timeframe: March 30, 2021 - September 30, 2022
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Universite de Montreal - Office of Research Services and Development

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Haiti - $ 1,100,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (35.00 %)

Nutrition (25.00 %)

Primary Health Care (20.00 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (20.00 %)

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The initiative supports the implementation of maternal, newborn and child health programs, contributing to the reduction in the number of maternal, newborn and child deaths in the country’s northern region by working with the Ministry of health and the local population. This project provides additional funds in response to immediate needs to respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

Project activities include:

1) support for the achievement of essential public health functions and the development of innovative strategies for adapting services; 2) support for the implementation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), with a focus on malnutrition mainly affecting children; 3) support for the adaptation and strengthening of social mobilization activities for health, health promotion, prevention among populations, as well as activities to prevent violence against women / girls; 4) training and supervision of service delivery staff, support staff and support for the organization and adaptation of services; and 5) logistical support. This initiative is implemented through a consortium led by the Université de Montréal, and including the Centre d’étude et de coopération internationale.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved delivery (and quality) 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 awareness of Canadians in maternal, newborn and child health issues.

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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