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Guide for Developing Sustainability and Transition Plans

The Guide for USAID ASSIST Staff for Developing Sustainability and Transition Plans is a tool that was created for project teams to co-develop sustainability and transition plans with in-country stakeholders such as MOHs, universities, etc...

Effective Leadership for Quality Improvement in Health Care: A Practical Guide

One of the greatest opportunities to improve the quality of health services in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) – and meet global health goals, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals– is...

Addressing Zika: an opportunity to strengthen health services in Paraguay

Left:The QI team at the Regional Hospital in Ciudad del Este, Alto Parana region: DR. Esdilma Jara, Dr. Liza Morel, Dr. Juan Angel Silva, Dr. Carlos Gomez and Dr Maria Luisa Melgarejo, with the ASSIST project technical facilitator Dr...

Ensuring the Follow-up of Children Affected by Zika in Health Region I, Dominican Republic

The follow-up of children affected by Congenital Zika Syndrome and Microcephaly is one of the most important aspects in the evolution of these children. The USAID ASSIST Project has provided technical assistance to the personnel (Doctors,...

In Nicaragua, Following up with Children Exposed to Zika ia a Sustainable Reality

Delegates from SILAIS Nueva Segovia in a bi-monthly work session reviewing medical records of children with Congenital Syndrome Associated with Zika The Ministry of Health implemented the first actions for detection, care provision and...

Standardizing the process of Care to Reach Children in Difficult Places in Honduras

Mother demonstrates stimulation techniques that she learned at hospital due to the support of ASSIST, Honduras 19-year-old Jane didn’t think that there was anything different about her baby right away, but immediately she noticed that he...

Overcoming the gap in Ophthalmological Evaluation and Treatment in Children with Microcephaly and Congenital Zika Syndrome

Left: DM and his mother arriving at FUDEM. Right: DM with his glasses, provided with support from the ASSIST-Zika Project/FUDEM Ensuring the multidisciplinary approach of children with microcephaly and Congenital Zika Syndrome (CSaZ) can...

The Involvement of Routine Dental Care in Prenatal Care as a Tool for Quality Counseling in the context of Zika in El Salvador

Dr. Lorena Arevalo, dentist UCSFI San Isidro, Cabanas sharing Zika prevention methods with patients during dental treatments UCSFI San Isidro is one of the Health Centers in the north of El Salvador that USAID's Project Applying Science to...

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...

Dr. Danny Peña, an example of good practices on Neonatal Screening

Dr. Danny Peña as facilitator during the Neonatal Screening for Microcephaly Workshop in Regional Health Service V, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic Dr. Danny Peña is a Perinatologist Pediatrician at the Maternity Nuestra Señora de...

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