A mother in Mali is monitored for 24 hours after delivery and assessed using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist to reduce dangerous delivery complications. Photo by Lazare Coulibaly, URC.
Family Planning and Reproductive Health
Health practitioners in Guatemala use the Zika Counseling Guide and job aids to provide patient-centered family planning and antenatal counseling that addresses the new Zika context.Photo by Karen Orellana, URC.
Nicaraguan universities train faculty to promote gender equity and detect and respond appropriately to students experiencing gender-based violence. Photo by Ivonne Gomez, URC.
Health Workforce Development
Midwives in Tahoua, Niger improved care and productivity through team-based performance management. Photo by Lauren Crigler, Initiatives Inc.
Village health team members in Uganda discuss strategies to improve maternal and newborn health within the community. Photo by Mary Nasibere, URC.
Interactive role-playing with mothers groups in Pakistan to increase awareness about injection safety. Photo by Dr. Arshad Altaf, Bridge Consultants.
Vulnerable Children & Families
In Nigeria, USAID ASSIST is supporting the scale-up of national standards for vulnerable children programming in seven core service areas. Photo by URC Nigeria.
HIV and AIDS
Expert patients in Morogoro, Tanzania role-play to practice counseling other patients with HIV self-management. Photo by Suzanne Gaudreault, URC.
Between October 2017 and September 2018, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project provided above-site technical support to the Ministry of Health, implementing partners (IPs), and civil society...
Este estudio de caso describe la incorporación, para mejorar la calidad de la atención prenatal en Zika en la consulta externa en la Unidad de Salud de Zarumilla, de las herramientas: Sello de Consejería, Cartillas de Consejería Prenatal...
El Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Mejorar y Fortalecer los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) es el sucesor del Proyecto de Mejoramiento de la Atención en Salud (HCI), implementado por University Research Company LLC (URC) durante el...
The USAID Zika team in collaboration with GHPOD hosted a webinar series to highlight accomplishments and lessons learned from partners across the Zika response. This presentation from USAID ASSIST team discussed the overview of USAID ASSIST’s integral approach to the Zika response in LAC, shared selected high-level results and illustrative country and regional experiences and lessons learned.
Presenters: Tamar Chitashvili, Jorge Hermida, Charlene Coore-Desai and Maria-Jose Escalante. Date/time: January 17th, 12:00- 1:00pm EST.
USAID ASSIST: Making care better to improve outcomes in USAID-assisted countries. Strengthening health and social systems. Advancing the frontier of improvement science. Finding and contributing ideas for how to improve care, achieve better outcomes, and measure results.