Publication Date December 1, 2022 Program & Technical Resources

Case Study: Niger | How the COVID-19 Response Is Strengthening the Cold Chain

This case study illustrates how the MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project is supporting Niger in strengthening the cold chain not only for the immediate need for the COVID-19 vaccine, but also for long-term immunization support.

Publication Date December 1, 2022 Program & Technical Resources

Implementation of the World Health Organization’s Task Sharing Guidelines for Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives and Permanent Methods across MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics Countries: Desk Review

MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics conducted this desk review between June and November 2021 to determine the extent to which implementation countries had adopted and operationalized the WHO recommendations for task sharing to increase access to high-quality FP information and services. The assessment also aimed to identify key challenges, barriers, and opportunities related to effective implementation of the WHO task sharing guidelines. The review also included an assessment of national health systems documents and global evidence, including published and grey literature on task sharing.

Publication Date June 1, 2021 Program & Technical Resources

Radio: A Low-Tech Solution to Deliver Integrated Nurturing Care Services During COVID-19

This brief profiles how MOMENTUM adapted and scaled up an evidence-based Rwandan radio program on nurturing care called "First Steps Intera za Mbere." The program adapted to COVID-19 restrictions to respond to the urgent need created to reach caregivers with vital health information and prevention measures while also expanding the program's reach across the country. "First Steps Intera za Mbere" supports caregivers to provide nurturing care, support child development, improve learning outcomes, and increase emergent literacy promotion for children ages zero to three years old through group sessions and radio programming.

Publication Date May 1, 2021 Research & Evidence

Implementing a Novel Facility-Community Intervention for Strengthening Integration of Infant Nutrition and Family Planning in Mara and Kagera, Tanzania

This study in Tanzania explored the effects of an integrated, multi-level intervention to boost maternal and infant nutrition and postpartum family planning. During the study, mothers and their partners remained interested in post-partum family planning, including the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM). LAM was strengthened through a self-tracking self-care tool. The study commenced under the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), MOMENTUM's predecessor project.

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