Bolivia

Improving Health Care: The Results and Legacy of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project

This final report of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) summarizes the key accomplishments and learning of this seven-year global technical assistance project of the USAID Office of Health Systems. Implemented from 2007-2014,...

What has HCI done to institutionalize improvement? A report from 17 countries

This assessment examined the varying ways that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) has facilitated the institutionalization of improvement at the national level across 17 HCI-supported countries. This was a qualitative...

Spread Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Date improvement activities began: March, 2011 Date of end of collaborative: July, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in Cochabamba, Bolivia, based on...

Demonstration Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in El Alto, Bolivia

Date improvement activities began: March, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: August, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in El Alto, Bolivia...

First Latin America and Caribbean Regional Kangaroo Mother Care Conference: December 7-9, 2011, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Since 2009, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has supported the development and strengthening of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) activities in ten countries through the USAID Maternal and Child Health Integrated...

Improving Tuberculosis Outcomes in Bolivia

This short report describes how the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is working with the Ministry of Health and Sports’ National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program in Bolivia to strengthen the quality of TB services in La Paz,...

A Success Story in TB: Improving the quality of sputum samples through better teaching & models in Bolivia

This report describes an improvement activity in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to reduce the number of unusable sputum samples for TB diagnostic testing. The reduction was achieved by improving the process through which respiratory suspects...

Una Historia Exitosa Sobre control de la Tuberculosis: La Gestión de Medicamentos en Cajas DOTS Garantiza que el Ciclo de Tratamiento se Complete en El Alto, Bolivia

Este informe corto describe una mejora ejecutada en El Alto, Bolivia, para mejorar el cumplimiento del tratamiento por tuberculosis por medio de una estrategia de asegurar la disponibilidad del curso completo de tratamiento por medio de...

Una Historia Exitosa De Control de la Tuberculosis: Mejoramiento de la Calidad de las Muestras de Esputo a Través de la Enseñanza y Modelos Óptimos

Este informe corto describe una mejora ejecutada en Cochabamba, Bolivia, para reducir el número de muestras de saliva que son inútiles para diagnosticar la tuberculosis a través de cambios al proceso de solicitar muestras de esputo y otras...

A Success Story in TB: Managing medicines in DOTS boxes assures a full treatment course in El Alto, Bolivia

This report describes an improvement activity in El Alto, Bolivia, designed to improve treatment compliance among TB patients by assuring a full dedicated treatment course. This was achieved by organizing medicines in a box reserved for...

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