Zambia has made improvements in child survival in recent years. However, many children are still struggling to survive and thrive. Progress still needs to be made to decrease neonatal, infant and child mortality rates across the country.
Our health and nutrition work will:
Our health and nutrition work focuses on rural children and adolescents, especially girls. We will work with stakeholders to identify the most vulnerable target populations especially those in hard to reach areas. We are targeting the most marginalised and deprived children in Western, Muchinga, Copperbelt, Eastern and Luapula provinces.
Be the voice:
Achieve results at scale:
Save the Children has collaborated with the Ministry of Health to scale up our evidence-based approaches and pioneer high impact and low cost interventions in Zambia, such as:
These approaches have been delivered through enhanced district-wide community health programmes linked to health facilities and Neighbourhood Health Committees. Our programming is implemented in line with the Ministry of Health plans and policies to ensure continuity and ownership by duty bearers.