Strengthening access for improved Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health outcomes

07 Mar 2019
10:45 - 12:15

Strengthening access for improved Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health outcomes

Lightning Oral Session 7

Chair: Shiphrah Kuria, AHA                                        

Co-Chair: Bara Ndiaye, AHA, Senegal

Rapporteur: Hezron Owuor – RE; Patrick Bigirwa – UG

Abstract No. Title Presenter/




Beyond repair: a holistic approach of improved access, provision of quality care and social re-integration for fistula patients (67) Frida Ngalesoni

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania



Armed conflict and maternal health care access: Evidence from the Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria (176) Uche Ekhator

World Bank Group, USA

THABLO17 Predictors of morbidity and mortality from neonatal sepsis at Kericho County Referral Hospital, Kenya: 2011-2015 HIS Data Analysis (218) Gideon Mutai

AIC Litein Hospital, Kenya


THABLO18 Improving access and utilization of health care services and well-being in Samburu County (244) Halima Dahir Ali

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

THABLO19 Reducing neonatal mortality through integrated clinical mentorship and district-wide quality improvement in maternal and newborn health: the All Babies Count/Impinja Ntizigapfe Initiative (780) Emile Tuyishime

Ministry of Health, Rwanda



Improving postnatal care (PNC) attendance at 6 weeks from 8% in October 2016 to 80% by June 2017 at Kihihi H C IV Kanungu district, Uganda (342) Sekimpi Robert Harrison

Amref Health Africa, Uganda




Intersectoral collaboration for child health: the difficulties of negotiating a shared vision (497)


Ida Okeyo

University of the Western Cape, South Africa



Improving Skilled Deliveries through Focused 4TH ANC Visits in Facilities Linked to Community Health Units – Samburu County, Kenya Geoffrey Mukuria Mureithi

Ministry of health Samburu County, Kenya



Impact on maternal health outcomes following refurbishment of health facilities in Karonga district, Malawi (677) Seminie Cathy Nyirenda

Christian Aid, Malawi

THABLO24 Maternal dietary diversity and micronutrient adequacy during pregnancy in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016 (709) Tebikew Yeneabat

Debre Markos University, Ethiopia



Strengthening Health Systems in DRC (747) Samy Ahmar

Save the Children, UK



Intermediary level between health center and district hospital to ensure access to comprehensive quality healthcare in an urban context in Rwanda (772) Rutayisire Benjamin

Ministry of Health, Rwanda

THABLO27 Diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism at Kigali University Teaching Hospital (775) Emmanuel Ndikubwayo

University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda

THABLO28 A user centered approach to increasing contraceptive uptake through community based distribution program Kilifi, Kenya (719) Wanjiru Mathenge

SBCC, Kenya



Optimal coverage and placement strategy of CHWs to support malaria pre-elimination efforts in Homabay County in Kenya: using mathematical modelling (737) Mable Jerop

Amref Health Africa, Kenya