Midwives trained
since May 2022
Health centers
since May 2022
that received a visit from a mobile team with an ultrasound machine
Women screened
between June 2022 and April 2024
Pregnant women sitting down
Extended coverage through task shifting

Only specialist physicians were trained to perform ultrasound screenings, which critically limited access. This strategic shift now empowers trained midwives to perform ultrasound screenings, making prenatal care more accessible in rural areas.

Early detection of complications

Ultrasound screening can detect pregnancy-related anomalies, which can be critical for timely interventions and planning for safe deliveries.

Removing cost barriers

Free ultrasound screenings encourage pregnant women to complete the recommended four prenatal visits, enhancing both maternal and child health outcomes.


21.6% increase in the average number of women attending one post-natal consultation in the Kara region comparing pre- and post- IPCP implementation, against 6% in the Central region where the IPCP is not implemented between May 2022 and April 2023. 

578 pregnancies with complications detected from May 2022 to April 2024