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PBI Program in Malawi

TRAction partner University of Heidelberg
just published a new article evaluating a
performance-based incentives program
implemented by the Malawi Ministry of Health.
Read the article here

WHO MNH Guidelines

The WHO recently released new standards for improving
quality of maternal and newborn care in health facilities
- defining quality as comprised of "experience of care"
and "provision of care", including respect, communication
and emotional support. These guidelines build off of TRAction's
work on Respectful Maternity Care.
Read the guidelines here
Women in Ghana demonstrates a clean cookstove

Clean Cooking Video

TRAction partner Kintampo Health Research Center is conducting
research in Ghana on clean cookstoves to reduce the health impacts of
indoor smoke from cooking. This video, produced by Kintampo, profiles
this global problem and highlights the work being done in Ghana to
better understand how clean cooking options can decrease deaths
and negative health outcomes associated with household air pollution.
View the video

Why Research Matters

TRAction highlighted implementation research
findings and lessons learned at a USAID's Maternal
and Child Health Research Program (HaRP)
End of Project Event which included a presentation
on TRAction's Respectful Maternity Care work.
Read about the event

First CE Training on HAP

TRAction Project, in collaboration with the Global Alliance
for Clean Cooking, held the first ever Continuing Medical
Education training on Household Air Pollution for
Clinicians in Accra, Ghana.
Read about the successful event in the All Ghana News
Video Shared Sanitation Facilities in Mozambique

WASH Video

TRAction partners are conducting a
study on shared sanitation facilities
in Maputo, Mozambique. For high
density populations, shared facilities
are a practical strategy to provide
improved toilets and water access.
Watch the video to learn more

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The Translating Research Into Action (TRAction) Project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, focuses on implementation science related to maternal, newborn, and child health. TRAction supports implementation research to provide critically-needed evidence to program implementers and policy makers on how to implement new and proven health interventions at scale and across different contexts.

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