Nicaragua

Nicaragua | Family Planning Expansion Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The aim of this collaborative was to continue to increase the availability and uptake of family planning (FP) services at MINSA facilities across Nicaragua, incorporate...

Nicaragua | Family Planning Demonstration Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: February, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The aim of this collaborative was to increase the availability and uptake of family planning (FP) services at MINSA hospitals...

Nicaragua | HIV Counseling and Testing Collaborative for People with STIs

Date improvement activities began: May, 2008 Date of end of collaborative: September, 2010 Aims/objectives: The primary objective of this collaborative was to support most at-risk populations (MARPs) in HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted...

Improving outcomes of Premature and Low Birth Weight Babies through Kangaroo Mother Care

As a component of its work to address neonatal mortality, the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is working with Ministries of Health to implement national Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) programs in five Latin American countries:...

Post Partum Family Planning Intervention for At-Risk Women in Masay and Rivas, Nicaragua

This study examines the impact on family planning referral and follow-up of offering “Contraception Post Obstetric Event” (APEO-Anticoncepción Post Evento Obstétrico) combined with higher quality family planning services (a strengthened...

Expanding the learning: spread of innovations in MNCH to new teams | Nicaragua

In 2003 the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health (MINSA), in collaboration with the USAID Quality Assurance Project (QAP) and its successor, the Health Care Improvement (HCI) Project, began establishing continuous quality improvement (CQI)...

Evaluation of Medical and Nursing Competencies in Antenatal, Delivery, and Newborn Care in Five SILAIS in Nicaragua

In 2005 the Ministry of Health (MINSA) of Nicaragua conducted the first study of competencies of health staff who provide maternal and newborn services. Based on these results, MINSA, in conjunction with external agencies and projects,...

Nicaragua | Prevention and Management of Obstetric and Neonatal Complications (CONE) Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: March, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: September, 2010 Aims/objectives: The aim of the collaborative was to achieve the following objectives in maternal health during the 18 months of the collaborative...

Nicaragua | Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Improvement Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: January, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: August, 2010 Aims/objectives: The collaborative aimed to provide early and opportune anti-retroviral therapy (ART) who fall under the treatment initiation...

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