A mother in Mali is monitored for 24 hours after delivery and assessed using the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist to reduce dangerous delivery complications. Photo by Lazare Coulibaly, URC.
Family Planning and Reproductive Health
Health practitioners in Guatemala use the Zika Counseling Guide and job aids to provide patient-centered family planning and antenatal counseling that addresses the new Zika context.Photo by Karen Orellana, URC.
Nicaraguan universities train faculty to promote gender equity and detect and respond appropriately to students experiencing gender-based violence. Photo by Ivonne Gomez, URC.
Health Workforce Development
Midwives in Tahoua, Niger improved care and productivity through team-based performance management. Photo by Lauren Crigler, Initiatives Inc.
Village health team members in Uganda discuss strategies to improve maternal and newborn health within the community. Photo by Mary Nasibere, URC.
Interactive role-playing with mothers groups in Pakistan to increase awareness about injection safety. Photo by Dr. Arshad Altaf, Bridge Consultants.
Vulnerable Children & Families
In Nigeria, USAID ASSIST is supporting the scale-up of national standards for vulnerable children programming in seven core service areas. Photo by URC Nigeria.
HIV and AIDS
Expert patients in Morogoro, Tanzania role-play to practice counseling other patients with HIV self-management. Photo by Suzanne Gaudreault, URC.
El estudio de caso describe las actividades desarrolladas por el personal del hospital de Tela en la Región de Atlántida, Honduras, para involucrar a los hombres en la prevención de la infección del virus del Zika y sus complicaciones. Una...
This case study describes activities carried out by personnel of the Tela Hospital, in the Atlántida Region of Honduras to involve men in the prevention of the Zika virus and its complications. One of the limitations of the strategy of...
On September 25th, the USAID Zika team in collaboration with GHPoD hosted the first in a webinar series to highlight accomplishments and lessons learned from partners across the response. There were presentations by Dr. M. Rashad Massoud, Senior Vice President, and Dr. Jorge Hermida, Regional Director for Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean, from the USAID ASSIST project titled Why It’s Critical to Strengthen a Public Health Emergency Response with Quality Improvement (QI): What We Learned Implementing QI in the Zika Response. Dr. Massoud and Dr.
Este breve informe presenta los resultados de dos rondas de monitoreo de la utilización de condones reportada por mujeres embarazadas que asistieron a la atención prenatal en 37 establecimientos de salud del segundo y tercer nivel de...
USAID ASSIST: Making care better to improve outcomes in USAID-assisted countries. Strengthening health and social systems. Advancing the frontier of improvement science. Finding and contributing ideas for how to improve care, achieve better outcomes, and measure results.