Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Plus
Stand Out Results:
Project: Community Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Plus
Budget: $1.29 Million
The Problem: Ntungamo District in Southwestern Uganda experiences high maternal, infant and child mortality rates. These poor health indicators are largely attributable to the high prevalence of malaria, diarrhea, malnutrition, and pneumonia among infants and children in this district.
Long-Term Goal of Project: Reduce morbidity and mortality among children under 5 and improve the health status of women in the reproductive age group in Ntungamo district.
- To promote knowledge and behaviors related to the prevention of childhood illnesses at household and community levels.
- To improve home management of the sick child at household and community levels by promoting timely and appropriate care seeking.
- To improve accessibility of children under 5 and women of reproductive age to quality health services and products at both facility and community levels.
- To strengthen national and district MoH capacity to replicate and sustain the CIMCI approach.
Direct Beneficiaries: 82,091 beneficiaries including 39,180 children under 5 and 42,911 women of childrearing age.