whp volume 16, issue 2, P31-38 2015 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2016.24495 View full text
Barbara Rawlins, Young-Mi Kim, Jaime Haver, Aleisha Rozario, Adrienne Kols, Hillary Chiguvare, Matias Anjos, Emmanuel Otolorin, Jacqueline Aribot

Abstract: Executive SummaryMaternal, perinatal and neonatal mortality remain high in Malawi and throughout subSaharan Africa. The Health Foundation funded community and facility interventions aimed at reducing this burden. MaiKhanda was set up as an independent NGO in Malawi to deliver both interventions with technical support from IHI and WCF. The community intervention involved mobilisation of rural communities through women's groups, and later, maternal and neonatal health task forces. 729 women's groups completed a…

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