To improve the health of the mother and child, OPALS is coherent and complementary with national health policies, with health stakeholders in public and private health facilities, and with the local civil society.
Our three main goals:
- Rehabilitation of structures and equipment of health centers
- Medical, paramedical and health community workers training
- Monitoring and support of medical, paramedical and community workers
The main beneficiaries:
OPALS improves medical care, prevention of malaria in pregnancy, prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and promotes medically assisted births.
OPALS improves medical care in acute respiratory and intestinal infections, malaria cases, measles, HIV/AIDS: OPALS is a part of vaccination programs and nutritional support. OPALS also made nutrition a routine component of the response to HIV/AIDS in children.