Case Study

Fathers helping babies survive: A case study from Ganesh Das Hospital, Shillong, Meghalaya

The USAID ASSIST Project works in Meghalaya to improve the quality of newborn care at Ganesh Das Hospital, one of the busiest hospitals in the state. Of the 1,800 babies admitted to the Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of GDH each year, the...

Improving Access to Viral Load Monitoring through Viral Load Camps in Northern Uganda

To ensure viral load suppression is being monitored for people living with HIV, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project (ASSIST) is working with the district health offices in northern Uganda to increase access...

Improving Utilisation of GeneXpert Testing at Five Lab Hubs in Northern Uganda

The GeneXpert test is a molecular test that detects Tuberculosis (TB) bacteria DNA as well as some genetic mutations associated with TB treatment resistance. The test uses samples like cerebrospinal fluid and pleural fluid and gives...

Gender integration in quality improvement: Increasing access to health services for women in rural Mali

Anemia is one of the leading contributors to infant and maternal mortality and morbidity in Mali. The causes of anemia are many and complex, but are influenced by social norms and cultural beliefs as well as lack of access to health and...

Intégration du Genre dans l’Amélioration de la Qualité : Augmenter l’accès aux services de santé pour les femmes en milieu rural au Mali

Au Mali, l’anémie contribue très fortement à la mortalité et à la morbidité infanto-juvénile. Les causes d’anémie sont multiples et souvent complexes, mais ces deux causes immédiates de l’anémie sont influencées par certains facteurs comme...

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