Implementation Support for Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries

Overview

URC supported the Millennium Challenge Account/Mongolia to expand coverage of services for injuries and noncommunicable diseases; such as heart attacks, cervical cancer, and strokes; to reach 95% of the country’s population. The project developed a program trial for the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine and expanded efforts to prevent noncommunicable diseases.

Achievements

  • Trial achieved 65% coverage of HPV vaccine administered to Mongolian girls, ages 10–14
  • Developed HPV Vaccination Plan for implementation in May 2013 – July 2014
  • Developed communication materials that include key facts about the vaccine and appeal to various audiences, including students, teachers, and policymakers
  • Integrated early screening of noncommunicable diseases into other high-priority health care services
  • Developed strategies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and heart attack
  • Assessed the adequacy of pharmaceutical supply management systems
  • Provided cost analysis and feasibility assessments of cervical cancer, cardiovascular disease, and stroke prevention and care services
Duration
2009 to 2013
Funders 
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
Regions/ Countries