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.
Au cours des années fiscales 2015-2016, le projet ASSIST de l’USAID financer par PEPFAR a apporté une assistance technique pour l’amélioration de la rétention des PVVIH sous TAR dans 10 formations sanitaires de la province du Lualaba en collaboration avec deux partenaires de mise en œuvre en l’occurrence le projet PROVIC exécuté par PATH et le projet PROSANI exécuté par MSH. Cette intervention a été guidée par les résultats d’une évaluation de base que ASSIST a organisée de Juillet-Août 2015 dans les services de prise en charge des PVVIH/SIDA.
Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in the Field
The TOPS Program, along with USAID Food for Peace, is hosting a Breastfeeding Seminar that will bring together those who provide technical assistance to USAID Food for Peace-funded programming in the field, along with other key stakeholders. Key objectives will be to:
This interactive virtual course provides the same curriculum used to orient USAID ASSIST Project headquarters staff and Chief of Parties to improvement. The course is structured to give a broad overview of the science of improvement, going over key principles and methods necessary to understand how improvement projects can be implemented in any setting to make health care better.
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.