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Strategy for Skilled Health Personnel and Skilled Birth Attendants 2020-2025

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To ensure the fundamental rights of the mother and baby to live healthy lives, and to achieve equitable health outcomes.
All competent professionals, as part of the Maternal Newborn Health (MNH) team provide evidence-informed, human-rights based, socio-culturally sensitive, and respectful quality of care that ensures dignity of women newborns, and their families.

To reduce maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality through quality health services, provided by SHP/SBAs working in an enabling environment.


General Objective
To ensure that the SHP/SBAs have the appropriate clinical skills, comply with the national standards and protocols, and provide evidence-based quality of care. They engage with women in a non-discriminatory and respectful manner so that the women have a positive pregnancy and childbirth experience.

Specific Objectives

  1. To ensure provision for quality maternal and newborn care as per national standards and protocols at all levels of health facilities including referral services.
  2. To ensure that sufficient numbers of SHP/SBAs are trained and deployed at all appropriate levels of health care and contribute towards 79 percent coverage of childbirths by the SHP/SBAs by 2025.35
  3. To build the capacity of SHP/SBAs for better programme management and accountability.
  4. To create an enabling environment for SHP/SBAs by strengthening monitoring, supervision, and support system including onsite coaching and mentoring, and continued education for quality maternal and newborn care.

Strategic Approaches

  • Ensure availability of quality MNH care at service delivery points including referral services.
  • Train SHP/SBAs and strengthen post-training support.
  • Strengthen supervision and monitoring.
  • Build capacity in leadership, management, accountability, and governance.
  • Collaborate for enabling environment.
  • Institutional Arrangements.



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