Since unwanted/unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion contribute significantly to the burden of ill health, maternal suffering and death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), MSF conducted this qualitative study to learn more about the vulnerabilities of women and girls with health care needs related to unwanted/unintended pregnancy and abortions, to better understand their health-seeking behaviour and to identify challenges women and girls face in accessing healthcare.

Since unwanted/unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion contribute significantly to the burden of ill health, maternal suffering and death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), MSF conducted this qualitative study to learn more about the vulnerabilities of women and girls with health care needs related to unwanted/unintended pregnancy and abortions, to better understand their health-seeking behaviour and to identify barriers that hinder women and girls from accessing health care.

Community-based DR-TB treatment is an important care model for vulnerable patients to successfully complete their treatment. In Shiselweni, it has been demonstrated that the risk of death and other unfavourable outcome had the tendency to be decreased in the community-based model utilizing CTS for treatment provision than the clinic-based, even though the patients eligible for this model would be considered at an increased risk of loss from treatment (LFT) and death in many DR-TB programmes.

In Chad, MSF-OCA strategy of long-term projects and rapid responses to emergencies negatively impacted the standard decentralised supply approach; leading to supply constraints and sub-optimal supply quality standard. To tackle the issue, MSF-OCA Chad mission started to implement a centrally managed unallocated inventory strategy in early-2013.

Through this evaluation, MSF-OCA seeks to appraise how the inventory management outside the standard norm has benefited a mission like Chad, as well as reflecting on its original intended purpose, and its potential replicability.

 

L’objectif de cette évaluation est d’analyser la pertinence de l’intervention de MSF-OCG en RCA en apportant des réponses à deux questions spécifiques:

MSF-OCG has been working in Sudan since 2004 and specifically on Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) since 2010, working in Gedaref State from a VL ward in the MoH Tabarak Allah Hospital (TBK) and since 2016 also from the Bazura Hospital. The original objectives of the project in 2009 were to improve the medical outcomes for the population affected by VL in Gedaref State through the provision of free and comprehensive treatment, improving diagnostic and treatment procedures, provision of technical support and assuring an adequate response by partners to allow for eventual MSF disengagement. 

On February 8, 2017, eight months after WHO declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the country, Guinean authorities declared an outbreak of measles. During the preparation phase, MSF decided to conduct an evaluation simultaneously with the rolling-out of the vaccination campaign. The objective of this real-time evaluation of the campaign concerned its appropriateness, timeliness, effectiveness, impact and coverage.

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