Improving maternal and child health in Asia through innovative partnerships and approaches

This research brief provides an overview of the impact of project interventions and CARE’s best practices under the GSK ‘20% Reinvestment Initiative’ in Asia. This strategic partnership between CARE and GSK focuses on improving maternal and neonatal child health by improving the quantity and quality of frontline community health workers in the most remote and marginalised communities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Nepal.

This briefing provides highlights from the six country projects. First, it presents the key indicators and context for each of the countries, followed by the goals and objectives of each project, and then outlines their achievements and impact. The briefing ends with a discussion of the key approaches and models that the projects have developed, and provides conclusions and recommendations for strengthening community health systems with a particular focus on maternal and child health.

  • Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Co-authors: ODI
  • Published: September 2015

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