Reports

Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Paraguay

There are various programs that promote practices to prevent vector-borne and sexually-transmitted Zika and link families with children affected by Zika to the care they need. However, to respond to these needs most effectively, and to...

Evaluation of the Region-Led Expansion of Zika Prevention, Care, and Support Best Practices in the Dominican Republic

In 2017, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project began working with 17 hospitals across five of the Dominican Republic’s nine health regions to test changes to improve the quality of Zika services,...

Jamaica: Gender Considerations in the Context of Zika Emergency Response Programming

After arriving in Brazil in May 2015, Zika virus rapidly swept across the Americas. By January 2016 it had reached the island of Jamaica, and according to statistics reported to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World...

Assessing the quality of USAID ASSIST Zika program data in the Dominican Republic

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project implemented Zika related health systems strengthening efforts in the Dominican Republic from January 2017 through May 2019. The objectives of this study were to...

Comparing the effectiveness and costeffectiveness of on-line versus in-person training for strengthening the Zika response in Ecuador

In the face of a health emergency such as the Zika epidemic, large numbers of front-line health workers require comprehensive training on a short timeline. Compared to traditional face-to-face (FTF) training, online health training (OHT)...

Task Shifting/Sharing for HIV Services in 26 PEPFAR-supported Countries: A Qualitative Assessment

Task shifting and sharing have been employed as strategies for addressing ongoing human resources for health shortages in low- and middle-income countries. Task shifting refers to moving tasks from a higher or more specialized cadre to a...

Assessing How Quality Improvement Teams Function at the Community Level: The Case of the DREAMS Initiative

The Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-free Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) initiative has the potential to reduce risky behaviors, increase access to and utilization of HIV prevention and care services in Northern Uganda, and reduce the...

Informe Resumen de las Actividades del Proyecto de USAID “Aplicando la Ciencia a Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud” en Honduras

El Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) como organización implementadora de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) tuvo como objetivo fortalecer...

Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) Informe Resumen de El Salvador

Este informe describe en forma resumida las intervenciones y los resultados alcanzados en Mejora de la Calidad de la Atención y la asesoría técnica brindada por el Proyecto ASSIST de USAID al MINSAL e ISSS; así como los productos...

Informe Resumen de las Actividades del Proyecto de USAID “Aplicando la Ciencia a Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud” en Guatemala

Este informe busca describir en forma resumida las intervenciones y asesoría técnica brindadas por el Proyecto ASSIST de USAID en Guatemala al Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social y sus establecimientos de salud en seis áreas de...

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