PROVISION OF PHC SERVICES THROUGH MOBILE HEALTH TEAM (MHT) IN KANDAHAR PROVINCE
BARAN implemented this project to reduce excessive mortality and morbidity by addressing MoPH priorities through provision of quick, on time, effective and quality primary health services with special focus on strengthening routine immunization in two remote and hard to reach district of Kandahar province.
The project aims was to reach the following objectives by provision of services through two MHTs in the targeted districts:
- Increased coverage, utilization and quality of the basic package of healthcare service delivery in Kandahar province, specifically for maternal new-born and children;
- Increased access to the coverage, children having emergency and routine immunization Services;
- Increased access to the coverage, women having emergency and routine Reproductive Health (RH) and Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) Care;
- Strengthened delivery of services to prevent and treat communicable diseases including;
- Increased access to and utilization of quality promotive, preventive and curative mental health services including case identification and referral, treatment psychosocial counselling and social integration; counselling and social integration;
- Increased access to and utilization of quality preventive and curative nutrition services including case management of malnutrition and increase access to quality therapeutic feeding and care at community levels.
This project was funded by WHO, started in October 2020 and ended in April 2021.