Women's Health in Cote d'Ivoire

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 4.9
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 53 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 57%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 2.4%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 52%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 27

Projects

Help Expand Antiretroviral Therapy for Children and Families (Project HEART)

Through Project HEART, JSI supports the quality of care at HIV clinics, and has developed a tool to better link medical records from ART clinics with maternity wards to increase the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

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MTCT-Plus Data Management Center

The clinical care paradigm for this initiative is family-centered and holistic, addressing the stigma and physical and mental health needs of HIV+ women and their family members, in addition to the distribution of antiretroviral medications.

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Global Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS) for UNFPA (2006-2008)

This project with UNFPA enhanced in-country capacity to forecast, finance, procure, and distribute reproductive health commodities and ensure that RHCS issues become an integrated part of policy dialogues and development frameworks.

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MTCT-Plus Implementation and Quality Assistance Project (2004-2005)

MTCT-Plus built on pMTCT efforts and provided comprehensive HIV primary care and ART for HIV-infected mothers, infants, and other household members.

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