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.
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project created a Zika Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) program in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to connect a team of experts with local...
The quality improvement (QI) guide for mothers and babies was developed through the collaboration of Survive and Thrive Global Development Alliance (S&T GDA) partner organizations to demystify the quality improvement process and scale...
The Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health and the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve (ASSIST) Project sponsored a webinar on Friday, June 26, 9:00 am - 10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time on Improving Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) based on field work carried out by USAID ASSIST in Uganda.
The Assessment Toolkit for Quality of Integrated Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) and HIV Services was designed by the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project to...
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.