The overarching goal of the project is to make sure that the population of Republic of Moldova, including in Transnistria region, has improved health status, financial protection, equitable access to and satisfaction with health services. The overall objective is that the population of Transnistria region benefits from comprehensive quality health services, with specific focus on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Immunization.
The project is implemented by WHO, UNICEF and UNDP and funded by Swiss Development Cooperation Agency through Multi Partner Trust Fund (MPRTF-UNDP).
The overall objective of the project is that the population of Transnistria region benefits from comprehensive quality health services, with specific focus on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Immunization.
- Newborns and mothers from Transnistria region benefit from qualitative integrated perinatal services, including nutrition;
- Vaccine coverage and immunization rates for traditional and new or underutilized vaccines are improved on both banks of Nistru River (entire territory of the Republic of Moldova, including Transnistria region);
- The population on both banks of Nistru River has increased their MCH-related health literacy related to infant feeding and awareness about availability of MCH services and their right to access them.
- The needs assessment in terms of medical consumables for five Perinatal Institutions from TN region (Ribnita, Grigoriopol, Tiraspol, Bender and Slobozia) was carried out;
- Specialized training for the efficient operation of previously provided equipment was provided for Rybnita, Grigoriopol, Bender and Slobozia Perinatal Centres’ staff;
- Medical consumables and accessories were procured and provided to all five institutions (19,063 items per 35 categories);
- A database for the monitoring of the offered equipment and consumables was created;
- Repair and re-planning works of the Training Centre were undertaken and will be finalized 2018;
- Professionals from the Transnistria region were familiarized with the best practices of the European perinatology and gynecologic institutions;
- Specialized health professionals in the Transnistria region (obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists) have improved capacities and knowledge to provide MCH hospital care according to international standards.