Short Report

Metrics for improving effectiveness, safety and client-centeredness of post-partum family planning services

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

Making Health Care about People: Applying People-centered Care Principles to Family Planning Improvement Work in West Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a new strategy on people-centered health care that places a strong focus on the re-orienting the health system as a whole, including the importance of engaging community and patient groups...

Virtual Collaboratives to Improve Maternal and Child Health

Modern quality improvement approaches offer methods to overcome common barriers related to quality of care, including in the context of weak health systems that face severe limitations in terms of materials and and human resources...

ASSIST Project Gender Email Updates

The ASSIST Project disseminates quarterly email updates highlighting recent resources, blogs, events and eLearning opportunities. See below for PDF versions of all our Gender ASSIST email updates, or simply sign up for the listserv to...

ASSIST Project Updates

The ASSIST Project disseminates monthly email updates highlighting recent resources, blogs, events and eLearning opportunities. Check out previous editions of the newsletter below or sign up for the listserv to receive monthly updates!...

Community Support for the HIV and AIDS Continuum of Response in Uganda

This short report describes the current activities of the USAID ASSIST Project to improve the HIV continuum of response at the community level, working in 20 villages in the catchment area of three facilities in East Central and South...

Tanzania Community Linkages Project

In early 2014, USAID ASSIST began the Community Linkages project in five villages of the Muheza district of the Tanga region in Tanzania building on existing work to increase retention in the HIV continuum of care. The Community Linkages...

PHFS Community Demonstration Project in Gaza Province, Mozambique

This short report describes the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS) Community Demonstration Project and its involvement in 38 villages in the catchment areas of three health facilities in Gaza Province, Mozambique. The demonstration...

Aborder les questions de Genre dans les Services de Planification Familiale du Post-partum

Les valeurs et traditions liées au genre affectent la capacité des femmes et de leurs partenaires à accéder et à utiliser des services de planification familiale de qualité. Ce dossier technique examine les questions de genre dans les...

Addressing Gender Issues in Postpartum Family Planning Services

Gender-related values and traditions affect the ability of women and their partners to access and utilize quality family planning services. This technical brief discusses the gender-related factors that influence PPFP uptake and how they...

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