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    Posted on: March 30, 2020 - Short Report - Gender, - Zika

    Male Partner Engagement in Antenatal Care and Zika-related Health Care

    The Zika virus, transmitted through mosquito bites, through mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy or through sexual contact, spread rapidly across 27 countries in the Western Hemisphere from 2015 through 2017.1 If a pregnant women...
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    Posted on: March 24, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Strengthening the community response to HIV in Botswana: A cost estimate of the USAID ASSIST community-based improvement intervention

    Against the background of Government of Botswana’s expansion of ART under its Treat All strategy launched in June 2016, ASSIST was asked to support expansion of the availability of quality HIV services through the active involvement of...
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    Posted on: March 24, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Cost-effectiveness of an intervention to improve integration of maternal and child HIV services in Ruvuma Region, Tanzania

    USAID is supporting provision of services to people with HIV or those at substantive risk of acquiring it in Tanzania through the PEPFAR program (1). To succeed in addressing the UNAIDS goal of having 90% of people with HIV knowing their...
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    Posted on: March 19, 2020 - Reports

    Using quality improvement to reduce hospital-acquired infections: Evaluation of the USAID ASSIST Project in the West Bank

    Despite recent gains in health indicators in the Palestinian Territories, evidence from hospital studies suggests that the country is facing a surge in antibiotic-resistant infections due to a lack of standardized infection prevention and...
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    Posted on: March 18, 2020 - Reports - Zika

    Barriers and facilitators to head circumference and neurodevelopmental surveillance in wellchild clinics in Jamaica

    Neurodevelopmental risks from Zika virus infection during pregnancy are becoming increasingly understood, and comprehensive physical exams, including growth parameters, and developmental monitoring and assessment at each well-child visit...
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    Posted on: March 6, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Analysis of ASSIST program activities for improving the quality of services for PMTCT, 90-90-90 targets, and malaria in Uganda

    In the last year of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project in Uganda, from October 2017 to Dec 2018, ASSIST oriented five USAID implementing partners and their coaches on quality improvement concepts...
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    Posted on: March 6, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Evaluation of a point-of-care HIV testing improvement intervention in Kenya

    Obtaining and delivering accurate results from HIV rapid test kits is an important component of addressing the first element of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 strategy. There are several reports of a high proportion of inaccurate results achieved...
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    Posted on: February 27, 2020 - Reports

    Evaluation de la qualité des données des indicateurs d’amélioration du projet ASSIST de l’USAID au Mali

    Le projet de l’Application de la Science pour le Renforcement et l’Amélioration des Systèmes (ASSIST) de l’USAID est présent au Mali depuis 2010 et travaille dans l’amélioration de la qualité des services de santé maternelle, néonatale et...
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    Posted on: February 27, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Évaluation de la qualité des données des indicateurs d’amélioration du projet ASSIST de l’USAID en Côte d’Ivoire

    Les données représentent une composante essentielle de l’approche de l’amélioration de la qualité car elles guident les décisions des EAQ. L’objectif de cette évaluation était de déterminer la qualité des données du projet ASSIST de l’...
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    Posted on: February 26, 2020 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Validation des Données et Analyses Comparatives des Activités d’Amélioration de la Qualité des Soins VIH du projet ASSIST de l’USAID au Burundi

    Au Burundi, le projet de l’Application de la Science pour le Renforcement et l’Amélioration des Systèmes (ASSIST) de l’USAID fournit une assistance technique au Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Lutte Contre le Sida afin d’améliorer...