EXPANDING PRIMARY CARE
Pivot has been working alongside Madagascar’s Ministry of Health since 2014 to strengthen the public health system of the Ifanadiana district. This localised transformation creates a model of universal health coverage for the rest of the country and beyond. We’re supporting Pivot’s plan to achieve full primary healthcare coverage in the Ifanadiana district by 2022.
Ifanadiana District, home to nearly 200,000 people and located in the country’s south-east, is 11 hours from the Madagascan capital, Antananarivo.
Pivot’s team works to transform the health system of this remote rural district into a sustainable model of universal health coverage with the aim of replicating it throughout the country. It does so by:
- renovating, staffing, and equipping health facilities for the delivery of high-quality, dignified care;
- ensuring strong supply chains and the availability of medicines, vaccines, and biomedical services; and
- building the capacity among staff – from cleaners to doctors and community health workers.
To address the population’s most urgent health needs, Pivot focuses on childhood health, infectious diseases, and maternal and reproductive health.
Pivot aims to refurbish, staff and equip 22 health facilities and train 705 community health workers to achieve its goal of full primary healthcare coverage in the district by 2022.
AMBULANCE TRANSFERS TO SPECIAL CARE
of children under five
MATERNAL SURVIVAL RATE
at health facilities supported by Pivot (Jun-Sep 2021)