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{MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)}MSH staff members (from L-R) Jean Kagubare, Antoine Ndiaye, Kristin Cooney, Omer M'bi Mabiala, and Colin Gilmartin during the launch of the Performance-Based Financing Program in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Photo credit: MSH Staff)

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene (MSHP) in Côte d’Ivoire officially established a technical assistance agreement with MSH to support the introduction of the country’s first ever performance-based financing (PBF) program. The PBF program is designed to increase the provision and quality of health services at 401 primary health centers and 19 hospitals in 19 of the country’s 82 health departments.

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Fabio CastañoPhoto credit: David AlexanderFormer MSH Family Planning and Reproductive Health Global Technical Lead, Fabio Castaño, recently spoke to Family Planning Voices. Lead by the Knowledge for Health Project and Family Planning 2020, Family Planning Voices is a digital initiative that uses storytelling to document and share real stories from real people around the world who are passionate about family planning.

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January 31, 2017

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now ten years from the official end of what some call Africa’s first world war. The transition from conflict to sustainable development is never easy, especially for the poor and most vulnerable. While indicators are improving, DRC’s maternal mortality is still 846 deaths per 100,000 live births. What can be done to end preventable newborn, child, and maternal mortality in DRC?

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