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PROMAC Civil Engineer



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Overall PROMAC Objective: Jamaica is attaining Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 "Reducing Child Mortality per 1000 live births" and MDG 5 "Improving Maternal Health by reducing the Maternal Mortality Ratios (MMR) per 100,000 live births


Specific PROMAC objectives:

– To reduce the incidence of neonatal deaths due to inadequate access to high dependency care

– To improve the quality of management of high risk pregnancies at both secondary and primary health care level

-To improve the population health seeking behaviour regarding maternal and child health

– To strengthen the institutional capacity of the MOH and Regional Health Authorities


Component 1:      New born Care and Emergency Obstetric Care

Component 2:      Quality of Primary Health Care Services and Referral Systems

Component 3:      Health Workers Training and Research

Component 4:      Support to the Health Seeking Behaviours of the Target Population and the Role of Civil Society

Component 5:      Institutional Support for Programme Implementation