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Baby weighing session
February 1, 2017

Over 3,000 communities in Madagascar are getting a vital tool to measure the health of newborns thanks to the USAID Mikolo Project. USAID Mikolo is distributing 3,200 scales to Fokontany in the eight regions where the project works. The scales will help community health volunteers track the growth and health of newborns. Among young children, indicators of severe acute malnutrition include very low weight-for-height/weight-for-length or a very low mid-upper arm circumference.

Mission Director Michelle Godette distributes supplemental food for children with moderate acute malnutrition
January 30, 2017

As the emergency in the south of Madagascar continues into the lean season between harvests, the United States government has donated an additional $2.7 million to emergency relief.

January 22, 2017

The Program Office Advisor (POA) works in USAID/Madagascar’s Program Office and reports to the Supervisory Program Officer or designate.  The POA's primary responsibility is to assist the Supervisory Program Officer in the management of the Program Office and in the conceptualization and development of multiple designs.   The secondary responsibility will be to assist the fast-paced Program Office with other key Program Office functions such as:, project development; performance management; strategy development; budget and strategic planning; and other Program Office functions as needed.  T

The new insectarium will improve the government's ability to counter malaria.
December 21, 2016

The Minister of Public Health, Pr. Lalatiana Andriamanarivo and the Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Michelle Godette, officially inaugurated the entomology department of the National Malaria Control Program’s (NMCP) new insectarium.

December 20, 2016

The crowd had swelled to about thirty people. All of them were young girls and mothers. Some already carried a baby in their arms.  They were intently listening to the community health educator explain the different methods of family planning available at the health center.


Fact Sheets

Newly-Released Report Assesses Strengths, Weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer Activities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a report with UNICEF and the President’s Malaria Initiative today that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer (CHV) activities. Serving more than 5,700 villages, CHV activities have operated for more than a decade, with recent expansion to more than 35,000 volunteers nationally.

Last updated: April 21, 2017

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