The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Bangladesh, Office of Population, Health, Nutrition, and Education is pleased to announce an Annual Program Statement for Strengthening Public Sector Maternal and Newborn Care.
Through this APS, USAID is soliciting concept notes
that propose innovative approaches, such as eHealth and mHealth, to assist the Government of Bangladesh’s (GOB) public health system with its unfinished agenda for Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD).
Emphasis will be on newborn care by scaling up proven approaches in the public sector.
Awards made through this APS should build on accomplishments to date toward achievement of the following three Intermediate Results (IRs):
Improved responsiveness of primary health care providers to deliver patient-centered MNH services that conform to evidence-based guidelines and practices IR 2:
Improved equitable access to MNH services through the introduction of innovative interventions and scale-up of evidence-based practices to ensure population and service coverage IR 3:
Improved governance of quality improvement and assurance for MNH services at the primary care level