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Transform: Primary Health Care

Benefiting nearly 53 million people, Transform: Primary Health Care project strengthens the management and performance of Ethiopia’s national health system by improving quality of service delivery across the continuum of primary health care, improving household and community health practices and health-seeking behaviors, and strengthening program learning to impact policy and activities related to the prevention of child and maternal deaths.

Project Date: 2017 - present
Funder: USAID
Country: Ethiopia
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What We Do

  • Increase use of antenatal care, skilled deliveries, child health and family planning services to improve birth outcomes for mothers and their babies
  • Assist Ethiopia’s health sector management leadership in implementing the government’s Health Sector Transformation Plan
  • Strengthen management and performance of the public health system at the regional, zonal, woreda, and primary health care levels
  • Increase sustainable quality of service delivery across the continuum of care
  • Improve household and community health practices and health-seeking behaviors
  • Partner with the Ethiopian government, USAID, and other in-country implementers to institute a flexible, responsive, and innovative health system
  • Provide on-demand technical input and innovation as new challenges and opportunities are identified

You Can Help

You can strengthen programs like Transform: Primary Health Care in Ethiopia by becoming a fundraiser. No matter how much you raise, you will be making a difference: $250 could provide 200 women in Ethiopia with contraceptives.

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Project Staff Members

Mengistu Asnake

Senior Country Director

Dr. Asnake is a public health specialist with more than 28 years of experience in reproductive health, primary health care, child survival, community health services, program management, training,...

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