An official close out event of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Maternal and Child Survival Program’s Restoration of Health Services (MCSP/RHS) Project will be held today, May 29, at a resort in Monrovia, a release has said.
The event will be held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, USAID and County Health Teams of Grand Bassa, Nimba and Lofa counties as well as partners.
It will be hosted under the them,“Restoring Health Services.”
According to a release from the event, Minister of Health Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah and USAID Mission Director Dr. Anthony Chan, Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Peter Coleman, as well as MCSP director Dr. Koki Agarwal and the County Health Teams are expected to make remarks.
The RHS Project started in August 2015 and worked in 77 facilities, with 30 in Grand Bassa, 30 in Nimba, and 17 in Lofa. The project worked to improve Infection Prevention and Control practices as well as improving the Quality of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health services.
Tuesday’s event will comprise a cultural performance, testimonies from beneficiaries and communities “telling their stories” as well as Ministry of Health, County and District Health teams.
During the event, MCSP/RHS will hold an exhibition to showcase selected high impact interventions focusing on Infection Prevention and Control, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research, Waste, Water and Triage upgrades and Maternal, New born and Child Health services.
It will also include recognition of best performing health facilities and districts from counties on which the project is focused. The MCSP is a global U.S. Agency for International Development cooperative agreement, to introduce and support high-impact health interventions in 30 countries, with the ultimate goal of preventing child and maternal deaths.
The event will take place at 9a.m. to 2p.m.