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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...

USAID ASSIST Project Country Integrated Design: Strategic Approach and Country Examples

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project built the capacity and capability of host countries to apply the science of improvement to improve health outcomes. The USAID ASSIST Project utilized a country...

Integrating Gender Considerations in the Zika Response: Activities of WI-HER, LLC on the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems Project

Under ASSIST, WI-HER provided technical assistance to integrate and mainstream gender in Zika emergency response programs in affected Latin American and Caribbean countries. This included conducting gender assessments, gender integration...

Cost-effectiveness analysis of quality improvement: A review of studies under the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project was mandated to conduct economic analysis on at least one activity in each country. The size and scope of these analyses depended on the size of the country...

Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Ecuador

After initial detection in Brazil in May 2015, the recent emergence of Zika virus rapidly swept across the Americas, with cases notified in Ecuador in early 2016. By February 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus...

Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Guatemala

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project has worked globally since 2012 to improve the quality and outcomes of health care and other services by enabling host country providers and managers to apply...

Collaborative Improvement of Newborn Care Focused on Screening for Microcephaly in the Context of Zika in Selected Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

During the extension period (2017-2020) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, as part of the USAID response to the Zika virus epidemic in...

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