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Burkina Faso

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Outline of Burkina Faso

Initial implementation supported by implementation research

The introduction of MMS in Burkina Faso follows a comprehensive systems approach and is supported by an extensive implementation research approach, which started in October 2020. A supply readiness assessment & formative research was carried out by Sight and Life in 2019 and 2021 respectively for UNICEF.

The Directorate of Family Health, UNICEF, and other nutrition partners introduce MMS through a community health system in 2 districts, where paid community health workers will counsel women on ANC attendance and MMS adherence. Imported UNIMMAP-MMS is being distributed since June 2021.

  • Regions (Provinces/Districts): 2 districts
  • Start Date: 2019
  • End Date: ongoing