MORE HAPPY BIRTH DAY PROJECT 2021 AND ONGOING
This project was found roots from 50,000 Happy Birthdays Project and it has been funded by Latter-Days Saint Charities (LDSC) in partnership with International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) to operate in 5 Provinces of Rwanda. The project is designed to provide intensive preservice and inservice training by using the most updated and evidence-based innovative strategies include Safe Delivery Application (SDA) and Kobo Collect Mobile Applications.
The project is mandated to refresh 1,500 providers from 112 health facilities ( including 10 hospitals, 95 Health Centers and 7 Teaching Hospital) on 3 modules of Helping Mothers and Babies Survive life-saving competences such as Bleeding After Birth Complete 2.0, Pee-eclampsia and Eclampsia, and Helping Baby Breathe 2.0.
The main goal of the project is to contribute to improving the quality of maternal and new-born health care by strengthening midwives’ competencies using the Helping Mothers Survive (HMS) and Helping Babies Survive (HBS) training modules and associated Low-Dose, High-Frequency (LDHF) practice sessions. The most recent data from the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL ) team show that among those who have been already refreshed include 15 of 15 (100%), 175 of 215 (81%) Master Trainers, and 810 out of 1270 (64 %) champions.