TIPTOP tested an innovative, community-based approach, bringing SP to pregnant women in the communities where they live.
Reaching more women with SP
Community Engagement Lends to Positive Care
- Affords women services in the communities where they live
- Utilizes CHWs as trusted members of society whose role is instrumental in reaching women Relies on close collaboration with trusted and influential actors including traditional birth attendants and community leaders
- Is a woman-centered approach
- Is an opportunity to overcome health system access barriers to help increase IPTp uptake
CHWs, as trusted members of their communities, help to create a key link between communities and the health facilities and are trusted members of their communities.