In 2008 Manoshi emphasized 3+ ANC visits but changed their policy after the Government of Bangladesh’s Maternal Health Strategy recommended 4+ visits in 2009.
1. The BRAC Manoshi Urban Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Project in Dhaka, Bangladesh Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH Senior Associate, Department of International Health and Kate Katzman, MPH Student Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 29 March 2011
2. Children Everywhere!
3. Washing and Bathing in an Urban Slum
4. Manoshi Project <ul><li>Ma Mother </li></ul><ul><li>Nobajatak Newborn </li></ul><ul><li>Shishu Child </li></ul><ul><li>Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Project </li></ul><ul><li>$25 million grant from the Gates Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Duration 2007 – 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Total anticipated coverage: 8 million people </li></ul>
5. Goal of Manoshi <ul><li>Decrease illness and deaths in mothers, newborns, and children in urban slums of Bangladesh through the development and delivery of an integrated, community-based package of essential health services </li></ul>
6. Shasthya Shebika (on the left) with Senior Program Specialist in the Home of a Client
7. Medicines Carried by the Shasthya Shebikas
8. Form Hanging on Client’s Wall which CHW Completes during Home Visit
9. Piggy Bank Kept by Pregnant Mother and Prenatal Form Completed by CHW Supervisor
10. Manoshi Delivery Centers
11. Mother and Newborn at Delivery Center with Urban Birth Attendant
12. Project Features (cont.)
13. Key Project Results Manoshi Annual Report 2008-2009 Percentage of mothers receiving 3+ ANC visits in 2008 and 4+ in 2009