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Read articles published by SC4CCM in the Journal of Global Health and the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Sustainability Findings

Pilot to Practice: Lessons on Scale, Institutionalization and Sustainability from the (In-Progress) Journey of the SC4CCM Project 

Supply Chain Findings

Strengthening Supply Chains at the Community Level: Findings from the SC4CCM Project in Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia

Rolling out Resupply Procedures: The Ministry of Health in Collaboration with Partners

In August 2012, The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and SC4CCM initiated the process of rolling out Resupply Procedures for the Community Supply Chain. This process has been kicked off by the organization of … Continue reading

SC4CCM Launches Quality Improvement Teams in Nyabihu district, Rwanda

“Quality Improvement Teams have improved our relationship with the district pharmacies and now we have more ease of access to medicines for the community health worker”. SC4CCM/Rwanda in partnership with the Ministry of Health launched an intervention to improve access … Continue reading

SC4CCM/Malawi Presents at Health Information Technology Innovation Fair, sharing real-time data from Kasungu District

In August 2012, SC4CCM participated in the Malawi Health Information Technology Innovation Fair. The fair was the first of its kind, organized by Baobab Health Trust in collaboration with the Central Monitoring and Evaluation Division (CMED) of Malawi. The objectives … Continue reading

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Every year millions of children die before reaching their fifth birthday from largely preventable causes. Most often these deaths are from pneumonia, malaria, diarrhea and malnutrition, which could have been prevented by low-cost treatments.

LQAS monitoring is complete in Ethiopia

The Ethiopia field team has been working for the past several months to complete Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) monitoring in the intervention regions of the country: SNNP, Oromia, Amhara and Tigray. LQAS monitors the number of ready lessons provided … Continue reading

SC4CCM annual technical meeting brings together country highlights and sets the way forward

June 4-8, 2012 was a time for reflecting on achievements during the first 2 years of the project and planning for the year ahead. Technical and Finance staff from country teams in Malawi, Ethiopia, Rwanda and DC met in Naivasha, … Continue reading

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Community case management (CCM) is an approach designed to reach children in their communities. Trained community health workers (CHWs) identify and treat childhood illnesses without the sick child needing to travel to a health facility.