REACH - -quantified by people per facility -has increased...

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Cost How much? - $138 million to create and run the REACH program. Who paid? - The majority of funds were produced or solicited by USAID. Who spent it? -63 grants totaling $68 million were awarded to 29 NGOs to deliver health services, train health workers, improve hospital administration. Did we get good value? -USAID claimed to have supported 1/3 of the Afghan population, or about 10.7 million people. Which comes to about $13 per person.
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Expected Outcomes Overall Goal - to improve the health of women of reproductive age and of children under five by increasing their use of basic health services. Intermediate Goals 1. Expanded access to the Basic Package of Health Services 1. Improved capacity of individuals, families, and communities to protect their health. 3. Strengthened health systems at the national, provincial, and district levels
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Coverage - 310 NGO grantee- operated health facilities made operational in 13 provinces.
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Unformatted text preview: -quantified by people per facility -has increased in most areas-data provided by the REACH program Education -The 310 new health facilities were staffed, with a total of over 900 doctors, nurses, and midwives. Also trained 6300 community health workers. -This staff was trained during a time of conflict and their training was “varied and ad hoc .” So a refresher course was given in order to standardize and improve standards of care. The program produced mixed results: - Attendance was an issue 1911 people attended at least one training module. 461 attended three, which was about 60% of the desired 700. Only one attended all 7 modules. -Evaluation tests scores were mixed 42% of doctors and 19% of nurses achieved a proficient of 75% score while 74% of doctors and 42% of nurses achieved a reasonable score of 65%. Did REACH achieve its overall Goal? . . . YES!...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2009 for the course PAM 210 taught by Professor Abdus,s. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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