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Zambia - Health Services Improvement Project (English)

The development objective of the Health Services Improvement Project for Zambia is to improve health delivery systems and utilization of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) and nutrition services in project areas. The project has three components. The first component, strengthening capacity for primary and community level MNCH and nutrition services objective is to strengthen health systems in project areas through: (i) enhanced training capacity and standards for nursing and midwifery; (ii) improved supply chain systems for essential commodities; and (iii) improved referral system and linkages across levels of care. It has following three sub-components: (a) enhance training capacity and standards for nursing and midwifery; (b) improve supply chain systems and availability of essential commodities; and (c) improve referral system and linkages across levels of care. The second component, strengthening utilization of primary and community level MNCH and nutrition services through results based financing approaches objective is to build on the on-going results based financing (RBF) pilot to strengthen MNCH and nutrition service delivery, with a specific focus on increasing supply and demand side efficiency and reaching the underserved population. It comprises of following two sub-components: (a) expand results based financing at primary facility level; (b) introduce results based approaches at community level. The third component, strengthening project management and policy analysis objectives are to strengthen project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; provide technical assistance for evidence-based policy analysis and health financing innovations; and appoint an independent verification agent to verify the project results. It comprises of following three sub-components: (a) project management and implementation, monitoring and evaluation; (b) support evidence-based policy analysis and health financing innovations; (c) institute independent verification arrangements.

Details

  • Document Date

    2014/02/28

  • Document Type

    Project Appraisal Document

  • Report Number

    81976

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Zambia,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2014/03/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Zambia - Health Services Improvement Project

  • Keywords

    nutrition service;community level;integrated management of childhood illness;scaling up nutrition;rural area;maternal and child health;health and nutrition;Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies;improvements in quality of care;Human Resources for Health;Risks and Mitigation Measures;economic and financial analysis;district hospital;nutrition intervention;health facility;health finance;population and reproductive health;Nutrition and Food Security;Health System Strengthening;quality of service delivery;monitoring and evaluation system;management capacity;shortage of health worker;Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome;governance and public sector;health expenditure per capita;Maternal and Child Mortality;service delivery points;referral system;Health Workers;Maternal Mortality;Health Service Delivery;nurses and midwives;continuum of care;flow of fund;primary health care;social health insurance;annual economic growth;health delivery system;HIV and AIDS;

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Zambia - Health Services Improvement Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/303491468337264216/Zambia-Health-Services-Improvement-Project