Russia

Creative Solutions: A Case Study of Improving Health Care in the Russian Federation

This case study describes how improvements in pregnancy-induced hypertension and neonatal respiratory distress were scaled up in two regions of the Russian Federation using existing leadership structures and champions mentored by Russian...

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,...

A promising approach to scale up health care improvements in low-and middle-income countries: the Wave-Sequence Spread Approach and the concept of the Slice of a System

This new article by M. Rashad Massoud and Nana Mensah-Abrampah in F1000Research 2014, 3:100 discusses the wave-sequence approach to scale-up, which spurs up-take of the improvement in a systematic and sequential way, using spread agents--...

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...

Integration of Depression and Alcohol Abuse Screening and Care Practices in Primary Care Settings for Women in Albania, Armenia, Georgia, and Russia

The Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health initiative has identified the integration of screening and core packages of mental health services into routine primary health care as a research priority. Many people present in primary care...

Assessment of Selected Best Practices for Maternal and Newborn Care in Albania, Armenia, Georgia, and Russia

This report describes the results of a four-country assessment, funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), of high-impact maternal and newborn childbirth practices in the Europe and Eurasia (E&E) region. Conducted...

Collaborative on regionalization of perinatal care in Russia

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To establish regionalized systems for obstetric, neonatal and perinatal care in compliance with new Russian regulations To establish...

Collaborative on Primary Neonatal Resuscitation in six Russian regions

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To ensure compliance with an updated, evidence-based Russian protocol for primary neonatal resuscitation To institutionalize...

Spread collaborative: Prevention of unwanted pregnancies, abortion and sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers in Kostroma, Tambov, Ivanovo and Tula regions, Russia

Date improvement activities began: October, 2010 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To encourage reduction of abortion through increasing access to information on reproductive health and modern contraceptive...

Spread collaborative: optimizing labor management through use of the partograph in Ivanovo, Tula, Kostroma, Yaroslavl and Tambov regions of Russia

Date improvement activities began: October, 2010 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To increase use of the partograph for labor management To improve management of complications of labor To decrease rates of...

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