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Improving maternal health and infant survival rates in Pakistan Project

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Project Data Last Updated: 29/06/2017

IATI Identifier: GB-CHC-291333-DFID_NRDP_PAK

Funding Project

Department for International Development

  • UK Aid Direct Fund To provide competitive funding to UK and overseas-based small and medium-sized civil society organisations , to support them in contributing to the decline of poverty in a range of the poorest countries, working towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). £234,541

Funded Projects

Feed the Minds

  • Improving maternal health and infant survival rates in Pakistan Project This project aims to improve maternal health and infant survival rates for rural communities in Pakistan by (1) Improving access to antenatal and post-natal care and delivery services for pregnant women and (2) Fostering improved health and hygiene practices amongst amongst community members that affect women and girls. These outcomes will be achieved through the development of the following outputs: 1. Establishing Women\'s Health Committees in each rural village to coordinate health education initiatives and ensure access to community midwifery services for the most marginalised women; 2. Providing health education programmes to raise awareness and change behaviour in health and hygiene practices amongst women and girls. 3. Establishing a network of trained community midwives to provide antenatal and post-natal care and delivery services for pregnant women. 4. Building the capacity of communities to advocate for improved health services, particularly for mother and child health. ; Total Project Budget: £240,036