Improving the Health of Mothers, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Synthesis Report

Over its nearly eight years of implementation, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project supported USAID's global Preventing Child and Maternal Deaths and Family Planning agendas by: Testing and...

Strengthening the community response to HIV in Botswana: A cost estimate of the USAID ASSIST community-based improvement intervention

Against the background of Government of Botswana’s expansion of ART under its Treat All strategy launched in June 2016, ASSIST was asked to support expansion of the availability of quality HIV services through the active involvement of...

Strengthening HIV linkage and retention through improved community & facility collaboration in Botswana

ICHC Blog Series

This post is part of the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference blog series.

By: Kesaobaka Dikgole and Cecil Haverkamp, USAID ASSIST Project – Botswana

Members of the Community Improvement Teams from across the Mahalapye Sub-District meet for their first joint learning session.

This blog originally appeared on The Huffington Post.

Strengthening HIV linkage and retention through improved community/facility collaboration in Palla Road, Botswana

This ASSIST case study describes how the community improvement team in Palla Road village worked with facility staff to figure out how to leverage existing community platforms and resources to locate patients who were lost to follow-up (...

Botswana Maternal Mortality Reduction Initiative: Final Report

Botswana has made tremendous progress in the reduction of maternal mortality since 1990. At that point, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in the country was 360 per 100,000 live births. This rate remained high for the following 10 years,...

USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY15

This annual report for the USAID ASSIST Project summarizes the project's accomplishments and results in FY15 supporting the application of modern improvement methods by host country providers and managers in USAID-assisted countries...

USAID ASSIST Botswana Country Report FY14

This country report describes the work carried out by the USAID ASSIST Project in FY14.