The primary objective of the project is to improve maternal and child health results for isolated rural communities of five jamoats in Rasht district, one of the poorest regions of the country with the highest rate of food insecurity. Health services are poor and knowledge of health-promoting behavior is limited. The situation has worsened since March 2009 when the only bridge connecting the communities to the district center was destroyed by flooding. Residents now have to make a 17 kilometer detour to access the road to the district center. This has seriously constrained access to social services, especially health-care facilities, for communities lacking adequate local health services. The project outcome will be improved access of the marginalized rural poor in five jamoats in Rasht district to strengthened health services.
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