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Use of comparison groups in quality improvement: A review of analyses under the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project

Introduction : While evaluations of quality improvement interventions often show significant improvements in performance, they often lack comparison groups. The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project was...

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...

Quality Improvement Coaching Guide for Middle Level Managers

The USAID ASSIST Project in Tanzania, through PEPFAR funding, in collaboration with RHMTs, CHMTs and regional implementing partners for Ruvuma, Mbeya, and Songwe regions prepared this simple guide for QI coaches. This guide was developed...

Is quality improvement data reported from health facilities reliable? Experiences from Tanzania

Health facilities collect data as part of reporting progress toward mandates at the district level and for their own use for planning and implementation. The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project...

Cost-effectiveness of an intervention to improve integration of maternal and child HIV services in Ruvuma Region, Tanzania

USAID is supporting provision of services to people with HIV or those at substantive risk of acquiring it in Tanzania through the PEPFAR program (1). To succeed in addressing the UNAIDS goal of having 90% of people with HIV knowing their...

Improving Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy in Tanzania

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project worked with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), implementing partners (IPs), Regional Health Management Teams...

Supporting Most Vulnerable Children in Accessing HIV and Social Services in Tanzania through Community Quality Improvement Activities

The implementation of community-based Quality Improvement (QI) in MVC service delivery was initiated in 2010 through support of the USAID Health Care Improvement (HCI) project, followed by the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and...

Institutionalizing Quality Improvement in Tanzania: A review and a look forward

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project in Tanzania was tasked to enhance capacity of RHMT/CHMTs in 19 councils in three regions of the Southern Highlands of Tanzania to manage and lead QI efforts. The...

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