Traditional Birth Attendants receiveing fare allowance
Traditional Birth Attendants with government leaders after training
District council Facilitator conducting training for Traditional Birth Attendants and Government leaders
Under financial support from KTCT KAYD in collaboration with district council department of health is implementing this project namely Capacity Building of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs)-Kasulu District
The main challenge facing pregnant women in rural and remote areas are poor delivery caused by unskilled and unequipped traditional birth attendants (TBAs). Therefore, this project aims at increasing pregnant women access to improved delivery services through increasing skills and knowledge and equipping 150 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) on improved deliver services in rural and 5 remote wards;Kagerankanda, Titye, Kurugongo, Murufyiti and HeruUshingo in Kasulu district by December 2017. As reveled in NHP, pregnant women required to attend clinic days within first twelve weeks and ensure they deliver at the health facility under heath worker. The task for traditional birth attendants remain only to escort a pregnant mother to the health facility.
The project Goal is reduced maternal mortality rate in the community
While Specific Project Objective is to improve delivery services for pregnant women through improved capacity for 150 traditional birth attendants (midwives) in rural and remote 5 wards;Kagerankanda, Titye, Kurugongo, Murufyiti and HeruUshingo in Kasulu district by December 2017
Project Outcome is increased pregnant women access to improved delivery services in rural and remote 5 wards;Kagerankanda, Titye, Kurugongo, Murufyiti and HeruUshingo in Kasulu district by December 2017
Project planning and preparatory stage
Conduct 5-day training and equipping of 150 traditional birth attendants (TBAs) on improved delivery services.
KAYD appreciates the financial support received from KTCT and their supporters as theyare enabling us to reach our Objectives.