Lesotho

USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY18

University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed six years of implementation of theUSAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the sixth Annual Performance Monitoring Report...

Collaborative approach to improving the quality of voluntary medical male circumcision services in five districts of Lesotho

The USAID ASSIST Project provides continuous quality improvement (CQI) technical support to six voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) sites in five districts of Lesotho. CQI baseline assessments were conducted at the six sites in...

USAID ASSIST Project Semi-Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY18

University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed 5.5 years of implementation of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the eleventh Semi-Annual Performance Monitoring...

Improving the retention of mother-baby pairs at Seshote Health Center in Leribe District, Lesotho

Seshote Health Center is a small facility in the rural, mountainous area of Leribe District in Lesotho. In August 2016, with support from USAID, Seshote's eight-member quality improvement (QI) team established an improvement aim: to...

Increasing adult ART uptake under Test and Treat in Lesotho through ART initiation at the village health post level

Globally, Lesotho ranks second in HIV prevalence. Prevalence rates vary among Lesotho’s 10 districts and range from 17% in Mokhotlong to 28% in Maseru (LDHS:2014). In June 2016, per the new Universal Test and Treat (UTT) guidelines...

National Standards and Guidelines for Care for Vulnerable Children, Lesotho

Evidence and experience from African countries that have been severely affected by the HIV and AIDS epidemic have shown that the loss of a productive family member exerts a financial burden on the household and can have serious...

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...

Uganda-Lesotho knowledge exchange for the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival: Reflections and recommendations

A knowledge exchange visit was held in in February 2015 in Uganda between implementing teams from Lesotho and Uganda that work on the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS). Ministry of Health staff from Lesotho and Uganda along with...

USAID Office of Health Systems Brownbag: Applying Improvement Methods in the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival

Crystal City, VA

This brownbag presentation by Amy Stern and Anisa Ismail of URC provided an overview of the strategies, results, and key learning to date from quality improvement activities for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in pilot sites in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, and Lesotho that are being supported by the USAID ASSIST Project under the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS).

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