Webinar: Improving Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness in Uganda
The Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health and the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve (ASSIST) Project sponsored a webinar on Friday, June 26, 9:00 am - 10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time on Improving Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) based on field work carried out by USAID ASSIST in Uganda.
The webinar featured a presentation by ASSIST's Director of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health/Family Planning/Family Planning and Non-communicable Diseases, Dr. Tamar Chitashvili, on the key learning from this intervention about practical strategies to improve the equity, efficiency, and the quality of care for common childhood conditions. Commentary on the presentation was provided by Nicholas Mwanja (ASSIST IMNCI Activity Lead in Uganda), Troy Jacobs (Senior Medical Advisor, Office of MCHN, USAID), and Rhea Bright (Senior Quality Improvement Advisor, Office of Health Systems).
Link to related ASSIST technical reports:
- Improving the Quality of Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses in Gulu, Omoro, and Nwoya Districts in Northern Uganda: Link to report
- Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Quality Improvement Interventions for Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness in Northern: Link to report