Main activities (three-year plan)

 

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
  April 2020 to March 2021 April 2021 to March 2022 April 2022 to March 2023
Main activities Establish a base for health professionals and systems Strengthen and expand community activities Establish a sustainable community health system
  • Conduct a baseline survey
  • Build health facilities (obstetric ward)
  • Deliver basic technical training for medical professionals
  • Train health professionals in the local communities
  • Launch and train advocacy groups
  • Build health facilities (obstetric ward, clinical lab, etc.)
  • Build water supply facilities
  • Deliver health and nutrition refresher training
  • Monitor health and nutrition activities in the local communities and strengthen guidance on these activities
  • Monitor health and nutrition activities in the local communities and strengthen the system of guidance on these activities
  • Evaluate activity results and identify issues
  • Strengthen cooperation with government officials

1. Improve access to maternal and child health services for expectant and breastfeeding mothers and children under five

Obstetric ward built (in Midoina Dispensary, November 2020)
Obstetric ward built (in Midoina Dispensary, November 2020)
Obstetric ward built (in Jaribuni Dispensary, November 2020)
Obstetric ward built (in Jaribuni Dispensary, November 2020)
A scene from mobile clinic services (at Midoina Dispensary, September 2020)
A scene from mobile clinic services (at Midoina Dispensary, September 2020)
A village health volunteers giving a vitamin A compound to a child during a household visit
A village health volunteers giving a vitamin A compound to a child during a household visit
Lecture and technical training given to medical professionals (physician extenders and nurses) working for dispensaries in the project location (September 2020)
Lecture and technical training given to medical professionals (physician extenders and nurses) working for dispensaries in the project location (September 2020)
Monthly meeting of community health volunteers held (at Jaribuni Dispensary, September 2020)
Monthly meeting of community health volunteers held (at Jaribuni Dispensary, September 2020)

Mother to Mother groups formed in Midoina

14 groups, 126 members

The sharing of correct information among mothers with common concerns and thoughts as a peer education activity helped encourage them to use health and nutrition services provided at health facilities.

A scene from an agricultural support session for a Mother to Mother group
A scene from an agricultural support session for a Mother to Mother group

2. Build community-based systems for improving people’s nutritional and water hygiene habits

Nutritional improvement activity for residents by medical professionals (at Midoina Dispensary, September 2020)
Nutritional improvement activity for residents by medical professionals (at Midoina Dispensary, September 2020)
A scene from a training session to deepen knowledge about nutrition for a Mother to Mother group
A scene from a training session to deepen knowledge about nutrition for a Mother to Mother group
Items and equipment for protection against COVID-19 distributed and installed: water tanks, hand washing stands on tripods, liquid soap, disinfectant and masks
Items and equipment for protection against COVID-19 distributed and installed: water tanks, hand washing stands on tripods, liquid soap, disinfectant and masks

3. Enhance health system management

To officials of the Ministry of Health in the county and the sub-county, we introduced this project and regularly reported project activities.

We set up a project management committee with the Ministry of Health to regularly report and evaluate the progress of the project.

Assistance for household registration given (at Rima Ra Pera Dispensary, August 2020)
Assistance for household registration given (at Rima Ra Pera Dispensary, August 2020)

We started activities to achieve the goal for year 1: “Establish a base for health professionals and systems.”

In response to COVID-19, we gave support as needed.

Activity report to be updated

Activity summary