maternal and child health


This report discusses HealthRight International’s major project accomplishments in recruitment, relationship building, coordination, finalization of the project workplan, design of the operations research, and establishing monitoring and evaluation systems in its first year.


This policy paper is a review of studies from eight countries on conditional cash transfers (CCTs) that report maternal and newborn health outcomes. The review concludes that there are positive health outcomes from CCTs and discusses priorities for future investment in CCT programs.


This guide was developed to share the WHO recommendation of a progressive and evidence-based distribution of family planning tasks between health workers to improve access to maternal and newborn health services. These recommendations include task-sharing to allow CHWs to provide injectables in the context of targeted supervision.


USAID’s Child Survival and Health Grants Program has supported 29 grants to international NGOs focusing on maternal and newborn health (MNH) since 2005. This report’s objective is to recommend a five-year prospective learning strategy for this MNH portfolio.