Reducing maternal mortality and improving maternal health in Lal-wa-Sarjangal District.

Project Description:

Through training-of-trainers to educate target communities, especially women on Birth Life Saving Skills (BLiSS) breastfeeding within first hour after delivery, attendance to antenatal care during pregnancy, births attended by skilled health personnel and those at home, using birth kits as well as women practising birth spacing.

Project Implementation Period:

March 2018 - September 2021

Project Location:

Lal-wa-Sarjangal province, Afghanistan


International Assistance Mission (IAM)

Project Beneficiaries Goal:

2,973 trained persons.

Funding Organisation:

Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FDCO) & UK Aid Direct

incountry Partner Organisation:

Afghan Ministry of Health

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