Mali Health helps communities improve the health of mothers and children.
We have a vision for how communities can ensure access to high-quality healthcare within their local health system, and for how even the poorest communities in Mali can achieve health for all.
BUILDING A COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM
Mali’s decentralized health system presents many challenges, and many opportunities. When we help communities manage their resources to improve the quality and availability of maternal and child healthcare in their health centers, the results are astounding. By supporting community members, we help the health system to function the way it was designed to – with full community participation and local ownership.
The amount that 5,200 women in peri-urban communities are saving every year, 25 cents at a time
Mali Health community health workers have not lost a single mother or child in their care in over 6 years
Facility-based delivery rate at partner health centers, versus 55% nationally
Vaccination coverage rate at partner health centers, versus 20.2% nationally
In March, one of our health center partners, CSCOMSEKASI, reported 2 new malnutrition cases. That may not seem like many, but malnutrition is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths among children under age 5 in Mali. One of the areas served by CSCOMSEKASI is...
Madame Oumou Mariko Doumbia was elected by her peers to be the first leader of the new cooperative union in September. She lives in Sabalibougou, a peri-urban community in Commune V of Bamako, where Mali Health has worked for several years. She is 52 years old and is...
It is Wednesday, February 3, 2021, Aminata's 3rd day in her new position with Mali Health. In the early morning at her desk, we asked Aminata to share her feelings about her journey and new role. I am Aminata Seydou Traoré, I'm 29 years old, and I live in...
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