Uganda

Going beyond formation of QI Teams: Evidence based intervention gains AGYW get when community QI teams are functional

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project established a community-based QI model of addressing HIV risk among AGYW comprising of setting up and making functional community QI teams to: (1) build skills...

Improving TB case notification in northern Uganda: evidence of a quality improvement-guided active case finding intervention

Published in BMC Health Services Research, this paper describes a QI-based intervention with aresearch component used to document and explain changes in TB case notification in 10 districts in North-ern Uganda among high-risk populations...

Uganda’s Health Care Quality Improvement Journey

Uganda, a country in East Africa of around 44 million people, represents a unique example of a low-income setting with a long history of national efforts to improve quality of care. Indeed, the current quality movement in Uganda started in...

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...

Improving the quality of integrated antenatal care and care for preeclampsia/eclampsia in Jinja, Uganda

From June 2015 through March 2017 the USAID ASSIST Project supported the Ministry of Health of Uganda to implement an improvement activity in 10 high delivery volume health facilities in Jinja District to improve the quality of primary ANC...

Improving TB screening at Nine TB Diagnostic Treatment Units: Tested Changes and guidance from Uganda

In Uganda, ASSIST worked with the MOH and implementing partners to build the capacity of health workers to be able to screen, diagnose, and manage TB to improve TB care services using the continuous quality improvement (QI) model as well...

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