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Doctora Danny Peña, un ejemplo de buenas prácticas en Tamizaje Neonatal

Dra. Danny Peña facilitando en la Jornada de Tamizaje Neonatal para microcefalia en el Servicio Regional de Salud V, San Pedro de Macorís, República Dominicana La doctora Danny Peña es Pediatra Perinatóloga en el Hospital Universitario...

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...

Control de microcefalia en recién nacidos en la República Dominicana

“Tuvimos que reeducarnos mentalmente a nosotros mismos. Aun si las personas dicen: “no existe el Zika”, debemos continuar con la prevención y mantenerlo dentro de la atención general de las embarazadas que vienen al centro a dar a luz, ya...

Screening for Microcephaly in Newborns in the Dominican Republic

Screening for Microcephaly in Newborns in the Dominican Republic "We had to reeducate ourselves mentally. Even if people say: ‘there is no Zika’ since in the country the Aedes Aegypti mosquito is endemic, we must continue with prevention...

Celebrating Accomplishments in the Care and Support Zika-Affected Children and Families

Celebrating Accomplishments in the Care and Support Zika-Affected Children and Families The ASSIST Project coordinated the USAID Care and Support for Infants, Mothers, and Families affected by Zika conference in Panama City from April 24th...

Privacy, a companion of choice and swift referrals; the key to improve mothers' experience of care

Since March 2017, the Ministry of Health in Uganda, in collaboration with USAID ASSIST Project has been working to improve the experience of care for mothers delivering their babies in health facilities. The focus was on 15 health...

Success story: All she needed was continuous engagement with the health facility to achieve HIV viral load suppression

Palabek-kal Health Center IV is one of the health facilities in Northern Uganda that the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project (ASSIST) is supporting to achieve viral suppression for children and adolescents in...

Strengthening integrated family planning/maternal and neonatal health post-partum services and associated health system functions in Niger

Family planning (FP) is known to be one of the highest impact interventions for reducing maternal and child mortality. However, unmet demand for family planning services remains high in many countries, resulting in a failure to achieve...

Improving health care processes reduces waiting time for children attending Nyegezi Dispensary in Tanzania

Background As part of its National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP) and commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Tanzania is committed to a number of programmatic interventions in the country targeting the...

Tanzania Success Stories: Community Linkages Demonstration Project, Muheza District

Empowering community systems to track lost to follow up Everything Amina* went through after she stopped using ARVs has remained history as now she has a new and promising life. Although stopping using ARVs was not her choice as the side...

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