Health Facility Assessment Summary- MORE MAMaZ Programme, Zambia

This factsheet presents the key findings and recommendations, in order to understand how the Zambian health system can respond to increased demand for essential Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) services. MORE MAMaZ undertook two rapid surveys of selected health facilities. The main objective was to ascertain the level of essential Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) services and the availability of related critical staffing equipment and medicines being provided by facilities supported by the programme.

The MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) Programme is a  partnership initiative between the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and a consortium comprising of; Transaid, Health Partners International (HPI), Development Data, and Disacare. MORE MAMaZ is funded by Comic Relief. The programme expanded activities of the MAMaZ Programme which was implemented by HPI between 2010 and 2013 and funded by DFID. More MAMaZ began in April 2014 and ran for 30 months to the 30th of September 2016.