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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...
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    Posted on: December 4, 2019 - Case Study - Gender

    Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Dominica

    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: December 3, 2019 - Case Study - Community Health

    Disability in the Caribbean: Social Inclusion Challenges and the Impact of Support Programs for Families Learned from Zika Response

    Persons with disabilities in the Caribbean have little or no access to health care, rehabilitation, or other specialized support services that children and families affected by Zika need. Since 2018, the USAID Applying Science to...
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    Posted on: December 3, 2019 - Case Study - Family Planning and Reproductive Health, - Gender

    An Argument for Paternity Leave and Progressive Maternity Policies: Lessons from Country Governments and Private Sector in the Caribbean

    This case study pulls from the global evidence base to illustrate the benefits of paternity leave on children and families, detailing current leave policies in the five ASSIST-supported English-speaking Caribbean countries related to...
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    Posted on: November 13, 2019 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Task Shifting/Sharing for HIV Services in 26 PEPFAR-supported Countries: A Qualitative Assessment

    Task shifting and sharing have been employed as strategies for addressing ongoing human resources for health shortages in low- and middle-income countries. Task shifting refers to moving tasks from a higher or more specialized cadre to a...
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    Posted on: November 8, 2019 - Reports - HIV and AIDS

    Assessing How Quality Improvement Teams Function at the Community Level: The Case of the DREAMS Initiative

    The Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-free Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) initiative has the potential to reduce risky behaviors, increase access to and utilization of HIV prevention and care services in Northern Uganda, and reduce the...
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    Posted on: October 30, 2019 - Reports - Zika

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

    El Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) como organización implementadora de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) tuvo como objetivo fortalecer...
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    Posted on: October 30, 2019 - Reports - Zika

    Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) Informe Resumen de El Salvador

    Este informe describe en forma resumida las intervenciones y los resultados alcanzados en Mejora de la Calidad de la Atención y la asesoría técnica brindada por el Proyecto ASSIST de USAID al MINSAL e ISSS; así como los productos...
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    Posted on: October 29, 2019 - Case Study - Zika

    TAMIZAJE ADECUADO DE MICROCEFALIA, UN DESAFÍO EN EL HOSPITAL BÁSICO DE SHUSHUFINDI, ECUADOR

    El Hospital Básico de Shushufindi (HBSSFND), está localizado en las estribaciones orientales de la provincia de Sucumbíos en Ecuador, en la frontera con Colombia. Es un hospital de segundo nivel básico que brinda atenciones a 55.500...