Accessing Safe Deliveries in Tanzania (ASDIT) Project
The project came as a result Innovating Maternal and CHild Health in Africa (IMCHA) Initiative. This initiative is spearhead by the International Development and Research Centre (IDRC)- Canada suppproting 20 African Implementation Research Teams (IRTs) to implement innovative intervention aiming at improving maternal and child health outcomes as well strengthening health systems in low income countries. Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH) is among the 20 IRTs in sub-saharan Africa implementing the IMCHA initiaitve. Our project is based in Morogoro at 5 health centres in 4 Districts namely Gairo,Mvomero, Kilosa and Morogoro DC. The project aims at exploring the inhibiting and enabling factors for scale-up of proven task shifting Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal care (CEmONC) service delivery accross health centres in Tanzania. Also to assess the effectivenes of CEmONC training for healthcare providers and eventually package a scale-up kit for CEmONC services in Tanzania.