- Our Story
- Our Methods
- Quality Improvement
- Health Systems Strengthening
- Social and Behavior Change Communication
- Research and Evaluation
- Global Health Security
- HIV and AIDS
- Malaria and Zika
- Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
- Noncommunicable Diseases
- Reproductive Health and Family Planning
- Vulnerable Children and Families
- Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
- Our Projects
- Our Resources
- Join Our Team
MCC funds URC's continued MNCH and nutrition work in Indonesia
We are pleased to announce that URC has been awarded the Online System Development & Maintenance of Sentinel Sites Monitoring for Health and Nutrition Project by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). This exciting project will aid in the design and roll out of a national sentinel site monitoring system for key maternal, newborn, and child health interventions.
The sentinel site monitoring system is designed to provide a comprehensive system for data management (collect, analyze, store and use the data) related to first 1000 days of life of a child. Evidence identified the first 1000 days of a child's life as a powerful window of opportunity, when nutrition has a long-term effect on a child’s development. As an active partner for the 1,000 days initiative, the program will support the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA)-Indonesia Monitoring & Evaluation Unit to accommodate more wide-ranging data needs.
By developing an online system and maintaining a designated cloud service, the system will provide real-time and localized updates that are specific to the MCA-Indonesia interventions in the country. The semi-online desktop application will be maintained by community health workers, and field facilitators with provided training for the application by URC.
April 25, 2016