The ACCESS Program: Health System Strengthening Approach

Fact Sheet

The Accessible Continuum of Care and Essential Services Sustained (ACCESS) program is a five-year (2018-2023) integrated health project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). By working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), the goal of the program is to accelerate sustainable health impacts for the Malagasy population through three primary objectives: 

• Quality health services are sustainably available and accessible to all Malagasy communities in the program’s target regions

• Health systems function effectively to support quality service delivery

• The Malagasy people sustainably adopt healthy behaviors and social norms 

This factsheet describes the program’s approach to strengthening Madagascar’s health system.