Updated Jul 31, 2018

Improving maternal and newborn care with IUD service provision using a task-sharing framework in the Central Region, Ghana

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Snapshot

Focus Areas:

Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Sexual and Reproductive Health

Maternal Newborn and Child Health and Sexual and Reproductive HealthSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Ghana

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Innovation Description

Maternal mortality ratio in Ghana continues to be high at 144 per 100,000 live births in 2014, there is low uptake of modern family planning services particularly Intra Uterine Devices (IUDs) which have been shown to be safe, highly effective, cost-effective and available. Currently, only midwives are trained to provide IUD services and on average 1 midwife to 1475 women of reproductive age. The study seeks to assess the feasibility of task-sharing to enable auxiliary nurses provide IUD services

Milestones

Mar 2018
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$74,985
Date Unknown
New Country
Ghana