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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports - Zika

    Jamaica Neurodevelopmental Surveillance in the Age of Zika ECHO Evaluation

    The Jamaica Neurodevelopmantal Surveillance in the Age of Zika ECHO (Jamaica NDS ECHO) is a partnership between the Jamaica Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project,...
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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports - Zika

    Activities of the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Zika Program of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

    Since the outbreak of Zika virus in 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has been a leader in the United States (U.S.) response. The AAP, through our Committee on Infectious Disease, Disaster Preparedness Advisory Committee, and...
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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports - Gender, - Zika

    Eastern and Southern Caribbean: 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 February 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus infection a Public Health Emergency of International Concern due to its associations...
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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports - Gender, - Zika

    Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Antigua

    To better the understand the real-time situation of Zika-related health services for women, men, couples and families, project stakeholders commissioned this gender analysis to look at existing services, challenges, and opportunities. The...
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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

    GESTANTES EVALUADAS ADECUADAMENTE DURANTE LA ATENCIÓN PRENATAL EN LA UNIDAD DE SALUD DE ZARUMILLA EN EL PERÚ

    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...