Increasing access to quality focused ANC: Tanzania experience 2000/07. FLEMAFA Conference, Kisarawe Gaudiosa Tibaijuka Senior Midwifery Advisor 31 Aug 2007. Objectives of FLEMAFA Conference. Raise awareness regarding issues contributing to Maternal and Newborn morbidity and mortality.
FLEMAFA Conference, Kisarawe
Gaudiosa Tibaijuka Senior Midwifery Advisor
31 Aug 2007
Share ACCESS/JHPIEGO experience in providing technical
assistance to the MOHSW in the implementation of Focused ANC
National Programme including malaria and syphilis in pregnancy
“I’m going to fetch a baby. It’s a dangerous journey and I may not return.”
~ Traditional African saying
This conference is the beginning of a journey … for us and for her representing women in Kisarawe!!
Are we committed to making her journey/ their journey safe? for her representing women in Kisarawe!!
An approach to ANC that emphasizes
To promote maternal and newborn health
and survival through
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare at all
Other Collaborating Organizations:
- Burdens women and health care system
- Reduced number does not seem to affect pregnancy outcomes (WHO multi-center study, Villar et al 2001 )
Not an effective ANC strategy because
Presidential Malaria Initiative goal
ACCESS is collaborating with other partners
in reaching the PMI targets for IPT coverage in
ACCESS uses Focused Antenatal Care as a platform for increasing
access to quality maternal and newborn services through:
Desired performance for her representing women in Kisarawe!!
Intervention identification & implementationStandards Based Management: A Performance and quality Improvement Model
Source: TDHS 2004/05