MaMoni Health Systems Strengthening (MaMoni HSS) Project

An associate award under Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).

Timely blood pressure and urine screening and proper management can prevent pregnant women from having eclampsia,
the second largest direct cause of maternal deaths in Bangladesh.
Photo: Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

Iron supplementation during postpartum period is an effective intervention to prevent iron deficiency anemia.
Photo: Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

Community volunteers are supporting government outreach workers by promoting health behaviors and referring
mothers and children for routine and emergency services.
Photo: Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

Taking Misoprostol tablets right after birth can significantly reduce the likelihood of postpartum hemorrhage,
the single largest direct cause of maternal deaths.
Photo: Save the Children/GMB Akash

MaMoni HSS project has facilitated pre-negotiated three-wheelers to ensure patients don’t have to face
either delay or prohibitive fare.
Photo: Save the Children/GMB Akash

A paramedic counsels on exclusive breastfeeding during a postnatal visit.
Photo: Save the Children/GMB Akash

Initiatives of Union Parishad (UP) Chairmen can transform the union level facilities as demonstrated by
MA Jalil, Chairman of Durgapur UP.
Photo: Save the Children/ Abir Abdullah

Screening for malnutrition that affect thousands of children in Bangladesh.
Photo: Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

MaMoni HSS project is supporting the government to scale up the use of 7.1% Chlorhexidine to prevent
newborn infection.
Photo Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is developing an automated Routine Health Information System with
support from MaMoni HSS project.
Photo: Save the Children/Abir Abdullah

Regular checking of medicine stock can help ease up the chronic shortage of essential drugs
at the rural health facilities.
Photo: Save the Children/GMB Akash

A mother and her newborn baby receiving postnatal checkup at Lakshmipur district hospital.
Photo: Save the Children/GMB Akash