SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH RECEIVES 55 THOUSAND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH NOTEBOOKS FROM TOYOTA DE ANGOLA

June 9, 2022
The President of Toyota of Angola, Mr. Nuno Borges da Silva, delivered 55.000 maternal and child health booklets to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Mr. Franco Mufinda.

The Maternal and Child Health Booklet (MCHB) is one of the most important strategies for the integrality of the efforts recommended by the project, by documenting the records of the health and nutritional care services of the mother and child, from the prenatal consultations, delivery, postpartum, childcare, including vaccination schedule, nutritional monitoring, follow-up of the child’s neuro-psychomotor development, among other segments.

Having been launched in Luanda province as a pilot model in 2014, the provinces of Luanda, Benguela, and Huambo have started implementing MCHB since 2018 to date, subsequently, 6 more provinces (Zaire, Lundas North and South, Uige, Kwanza Norte, and Malanje) have already started implementing MCHB, in collaboration with other development partners, such as PSI and the World Bank. In addition, the project has also received a major contribution from the TOYOTA of Angola for printing a total of 755 thousand booklets.

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