Niger

Using Collaborative Improvement to Enhance Postpartum Family Planning in Niger

The report describes the ASSIST project intervention in 16 facilities in Niger that led to an improvement in postpartum family planning (PPFP) quality and uptake, and adherence with selected FP methods of choice. The intervention, which...

Strengthening integrated family planning/maternal and neonatal health post-partum services and associated health system functions in Niger

Family planning (FP) is known to be one of the highest impact interventions for reducing maternal and child mortality. However, unmet demand for family planning services remains high in many countries, resulting in a failure to achieve...

E2A Community of Practice Meeting on Scale-up

Washington, DC

USAID ASSIST's Dr. M. Rashad Massoud and Dr. Maina Boucar presented at the Community of Practice meeting on Scale-up convened by the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project on December 5 in Washington, DC.  Ms. Rhea Bright presented on behalf of Dr. James Heiby of USAID to give USAID's perspectives on scale-up.  Dr. Massoud framed the issues with his presentation, "How Can We Scale Up Successful Interventions".  Dr.

USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY14

This annual report for the USAID ASSIST Project summarizes the project's accomplishments and results in FY14 supporting the application of modern improvement methods by host country providers and managers in USAID-assisted countries...

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,...

Improving postpartum care for mothers and newborns in Niger and Mali: a case study of an integrated maternal and newborn improvement programme

This case study describes a large-scale program to improve integrated maternal and newborn post-partum care in two West African countries, Niger and Mali. As a result of a quality improvement effort that leveraged common objectives, local...

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...

Cost-Effectiveness of Collaborative Improvement for Essential Obstetric Care | Niger

This study presents results of a costing and cost-effectiveness analysis conducted retrospectively of a 2006-2008 intervention implemented in 33 facilities in Niger to improve maternal and newborn care outcomes by increasing compliance with evidence-based care standards. This study used outcome data from routine program monitoring and costs from a number of sources including USAID Health Care Improvement Project accounting records and surveys of clinical managers.

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