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Save the Children International Laos (SCI)

Luang Prabang Primary Health Care Project including WASH

Last updated:2010-08-10 06:11:27



The three year project focuses on improving services and water supply in Pak Ou, Nam Bak and Nan districts of Luang Prabang province. Maternal and child health services will be used as an entry point on which to build on other primary health care services. The priority will be to improve access to health services and improve the quality of health care in each district for women and their children.

Project Objectives:

·          To improve the utilization rates at district hospitals and village health centres (souksala)

·          To improve access to health services for the entire populations of each district by conducting comprehensive mobile clinics and health promotion

·          To improve access to health services by investing in village health infrastructure (building new souksalas)

·          To improve services for women and children by training traditional birth attendants in remote villages and improving maternal and health child facilities at the district hospital and village clinics

·          To improve the health status of villages by providing water supply systems and improving sanitation practices.

·          To improve the quality of health service by providing in-service training for health staff, and basic medical equipment for facilities

·          To establish the basic framework for developing a sustainable PHC system through increasing health management and health personnel management skills, improving data collection skills and systems and adopting a community based approach that enhances local capacity and ownership.

Project Start Date Project End Date Current Project Phase Current Phase Start Current Phase End Project Operational Budget
Feb 1st 2010 Jan 31st 2013 1 Aug 10th 2010 Aug 10th 2010 3017928

Project Coordinator Project Partners
Carol Perks
071 260647
There are no partners specified

Provinces and districts of project activity:

Provinces Districts
Luang Prabang Province - Nambakh - Nan - Pak Ou - Xieng Ngeun

Sectors and sub-sectors of project activity:

Sectors Sub-sectors

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