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Table 1 Policy guidelines included in the analysis

From: Keeping essential reproductive, maternal and child health services available during COVID-19 in Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda and Zimbabwe: analysis of early-pandemic policy guidelines

Country Name of Policy Document (Naming Convention) Issuing Authority Date issued
Kenya Guidelines on Continued Provision of Community Health Services (Kenya Community Health Services) MOH, Division of Community Health Services April 2020
A Kenya Practical Guide for Continuity of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Family Planning Services in the Background of COVID-19 Pandemica (Kenya RNMFP Guidelines) MOH, Division of Reproductive and Maternal Health April 2020
Mozambique Directrizes Operacionais para Cuidados com Mulheres Grávidas e Infecção pelo Novo Coronavírus (Operational Guidelines for Care of Pregnant Women and Infection with the Novel Coronavirus) (Mozambique Care of Pregnant Women Circular) Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health March 2020
Orientaoes para o functionamento segura do Programa Alargado de Vacinacao em resposta ao COVID-19 (Circular: Guidelines for the Safe Operation of the Extended Vaccination Program (EPI) in Response to COVID-19) (Mozambique EPI Circular) Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health March 2020
Circular 01: Medidas de mitigação da COVID-19 no sector sáude
(Circular 01: COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts in the Health Sector) (Mozambique Mitigation Circular)
Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health February 2021
Uganda Guidance on Continuity of Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Outbreak (Uganda Continuity of Essential Health Services) MOH, General Health Services Division April 2020
Zimbabwe Continuity of Reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH-N) Essential Services in the COVID-19 Pandemic Context (Zimbabwe RMNCAH-N Guidelines) Ministry of Health and Child Care June 2020
  1. aThis policy was updated in July 2020 in a document entitled, Guidance on Continuity of Essential Health Services in the COVID-19 Pandemic