Commitment to Action

Hasta el Ultimo Rincon: Community Case Mgmt in Nicaragua

Commitment by

Save the Children

In 2006, Save the Children commited to establish Hasta el Último Rincón: Community Case Management (CCM) in order to reduce mortality among children under five living in impoverished remote communities in Nicaragua. Save the Children will use the following strategies to achieve results: (1) train, equip and support existing community health workers (brigadistas) to provide community case management (2) train Ministry of Health (MOH) partners to support and supply brigadistas; (3) train families to recognize and label danger signs, seek appropriate care, and comply with advice; (4) mobilize communities to support brigadistas and increase household-level recognition and response to danger signs; (5) partner with MOH and NicaSalud Federation to ensure sustainability and advocate for community-level curative services.

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Commitment

Hasta el Ultimo Rincon: Community Case Mgmt in Nicaragua

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

8 years

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

Nicaragua

Commitment by

Save the Children

Partner(s)

Ministry of Health of Nicaragua, USAID