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    Posted on: January 22, 2020 - Short Report - HIV and AIDS, - Male Circumcision

    ASSIST Technical Assistance to CSOs for VMMC Improvement Activities in Uganda: The Case of TASO Gulu

    Between October 2017 and September 2018, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project provided above-site technical support to the Ministry of Health, implementing partners (IPs), and civil society...
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    Posted on: January 22, 2020 - Case Study - Zika


    Este estudio de caso describe la incorporación, para mejorar la calidad de la atención prenatal en Zika en la consulta externa en la Unidad de Salud de Zarumilla, de las herramientas: Sello de Consejería, Cartillas de Consejería Prenatal...
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    Posted on: January 7, 2020 - Reports - Zika

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

    El Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Mejorar y Fortalecer los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) es el sucesor del Proyecto de Mejoramiento de la Atención en Salud (HCI), implementado por University Research Company LLC (URC) durante el...
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    Posted on: December 9, 2019 - Reports - Gender, - Zika

    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...
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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports - Zika

    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,...
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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports - Gender, - Zika

    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...
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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports - Zika

    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...
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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports - Zika

    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)...
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    Posted on: December 4, 2019 - Case Study - Zika

    Involucramiento de los Puestos de Salud en la Mejora de la Atencion Prenatal en el Contexto de Zika en Guatemala

    Con el apoyo de ASSIST, se capacitó al personal de los puestos de salud en los componentes de la atención prenatal, en el contexto de Zika. El equipo de mejora del centro de salud también les compartió una de sus mejores prácticas: el uso...
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    Posted on: December 4, 2019 - Case Study - Zika

    Involving Health Posts in Quality Improvement of Prenatal Care in the Context of Zika

    With the support of ASSIST, the personnel of the health posts were trained in the components of prenatal care in the context of Zika. The health center’s quality improvement team also shared with them one of its best practices: the use of...