Short Report

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...

Expert Patient Pocket Guide

This pocket guide, in Swahili, was developed in Tanzania to assist Expert Patients in providing education and support to HIV patients.

Community Improvement Guide and Team Journal

This Guide for Applying Improvement Methods to Implement the National Standards for Improving the Quality of Life for Vulnerable Children is intended as a companion document to the National Standards for Improving the Quality of Life for...

Integrating Gender in Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Programs to Improve Outcomes

Voluntary medical male circumcision(VMMC) is proven to reduce the risk of sexual transmission of HIV from women to men by 60%, and it is estimated that 80% coverage could reduce HIV incidence in Uganda by 30-50% (UNAIDS, 2011). VMMC is...

Improving services for orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda

This short report describes the support USAID ASSIST is providing in Uganda to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and other implementing partners to improve service delivery for vulnerable children by working with...

Quality Improvement Approaches for Newborn Care Services in Uganda

This short report describes the results of a collaborative improvement intervention to improve the quality of essential newborn care in two districts of Uganda.

Addressing the Unique Needs of Men and Women in Non-Communicable Disease Services

Each year more than 36 million people die due to NCDs. In 2008, this was around 60% of total global deaths (WHO 2013). NCDs include stroke, cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, chronic respiratory illness, diabetes, common mental...

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