Case Study

Improving antenatal services with limited human resources in selected facilities of Kinnaur District, Himachal Pradesh, India

In December 2013, the USAID ASSIST Project started work in Kinnaur District with staff in six facilities to improve care along the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Adolescent (RMNCH+A) continuum. Identifying numerous...

Integrating nutrition services in HIV and TB care in Karonga and Balaka Districts of Malawi

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), health workers in Karonga and Balaka districts are reaching people with HIV and TB with a critical new service—nutrition assessment, counseling and support...

Improving access to quality education in Nakanyanja Primary School in Mkata area in Mangochi District, Malawi

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a team of government extension workers and community members from five villages in Mangochi District used quality improvement methods to mobilise community...

Improving household food security in Mwanganya area through community involvement in Karonga District, Malawi

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a group of community members agreed to improve their household food security situation during the hunger months with support from a multi-sectoral team of...

Improving the process of antenatal care to increase detection of women with high-risk conditions in Zonal Hospital of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Zonal Hospital, Mandi identified that they were not identifying women with high risk conditions during their antenatal care (ANC) clinic. By re-organizing the clinic, the hospital was able to increase the proportion of pregnant women...

Successfully Providing Essential Newborn Care for Term and Premature Babies: A Midwife’s Perspective

Kyenjojo Hospital in Western Uganda is saving newborn lives by implementing evidence-based practices for the care of term and pre-term babies. Using quality improvement methods to change processes of care delivery, health care providers at...

Organizing for obstetric emergencies: How Kabarole Hospital in Western Uganda is saving mothers’ lives

Kabarole Hospital in Midwestern Uganda is saving mothers’ lives by implementing evidence-based practices for the management of obstetric emergencies like eclampsia, a condition where the woman’s blood pressure rises to life-threatening...

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