Case Study

Collaborative approach to improving the quality of voluntary medical male circumcision services in five districts of Lesotho

The USAID ASSIST Project provides continuous quality improvement (CQI) technical support to six voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) sites in five districts of Lesotho. CQI baseline assessments were conducted at the six sites in...

Active search of reproductive health clients to provide Zika counseling in Honduras

The case study describes the use of a screening tool for active search of women and men of reproductive age and their partners attending specialized external consultations and other services at Gabriela Alvarado General Hospital in the...

Brindando apoyo psicoemocional a madres y estimulacion a ninos afectados por sindrome congenito asociado al virus del Zika

El Hospital General del Sur (HGS), con sede en la ciudad de Choluteca y la Región Departamental de Choluteca, inauguró en noviembre del 2017 una clínica de manejo integral para niños con microcefalia, que surgió con el propósito de dar...

Búsqueda activa de usuarias y usuarios de salud reproductiva para brindar consejería de Zika

El estudio de caso describe principalmente la incorporación de una herramienta que se llama “la hoja filtro” para la búsqueda activa de mujeres y hombres en edad reproductiva y sus acompañantes que asisten a la consulta externa...

Improving the retention of mother-baby pairs at Seshote Health Center in Leribe District, Lesotho

Seshote Health Center is a small facility in the rural, mountainous area of Leribe District in Lesotho. In August 2016, with support from USAID, Seshote's eight-member quality improvement (QI) team established an improvement aim: to...

Increasing adult ART uptake under Test and Treat in Lesotho through ART initiation at the village health post level

Globally, Lesotho ranks second in HIV prevalence. Prevalence rates vary among Lesotho’s 10 districts and range from 17% in Mokhotlong to 28% in Maseru (LDHS:2014). In June 2016, per the new Universal Test and Treat (UTT) guidelines...

Reducing the gender-related immunization gap in two districts of Mopti Region in Mali

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project works to improve health services quality and outcomes by strengthening the productivity and performance of the health workforce for a sustainable response. This...

Improving household food security and economic status of vulnerable households in Mangochi District

With support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a multi-sectoral quality improvement (QI) team of extension workers and community members in Mangochi District, Malawi targeted a total of 587 vulnerable...

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