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    Posted on: December 8, 2018 - Short Report - Improvement Science, - Institutionalization

    Uganda’s Health Care Quality Improvement Journey

    Uganda, a country in East Africa of around 44 million people, represents a unique example of a low-income setting with a long history of national efforts to improve quality of care. Indeed, the current quality movement in Uganda started in...
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    Posted on: November 16, 2018 - Community Health, - Health Workforce Development, - HIV and AIDS, - Improvement Science, - Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, - Nutrition, - Research and Evaluation, - Zika

    USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY18

    University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed six years of implementation of theUSAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the sixth Annual Performance Monitoring Report...
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    Posted on: November 7, 2018 - Case Study - HIV and AIDS, - Male Circumcision

    The Impact of Continuous Quality Improvement on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Services Offered in a Public Health Facility in Gauteng Province, South Africa

    The City of Johannesburg has a high burden of HIV and is a priority VMMC scale-up district for the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Zola Community Health Center (CHC) has been offering PEPFAR-funded VMMC services...
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    Posted on: November 7, 2018 - Case Study - HIV and AIDS, - Male Circumcision

    Collaborative approach to improving the quality of voluntary medical male circumcision services in five districts of Lesotho

    The USAID ASSIST Project provides continuous quality improvement (CQI) technical support to six voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) sites in five districts of Lesotho. CQI baseline assessments were conducted at the six sites in...
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    Posted on: October 25, 2018 - Community Health, - HIV and AIDS

    Quality Service Delivery for Adolescent Family Planning and HIV Integration: Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) Guidance for Service Providers

    The Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) aims to standardize site monitoring by in-country staff of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) by identifying quality gaps and making recommendations for...
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    Posted on: October 25, 2018 - Community Health, - Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

    Improving the quality of integrated antenatal care and care for preeclampsia/eclampsia in Jinja, Uganda

    From June 2015 through March 2017 the USAID ASSIST Project supported the Ministry of Health of Uganda to implement an improvement activity in 10 high delivery volume health facilities in Jinja District to improve the quality of primary ANC...
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    Posted on: October 12, 2018 - Training Materials - Health Workforce Development, - Zika

    Pautas para el diseño y facilitación de sesiones de aprendizaje en el contexto del mejoramiento colaborativo de servicios relacionados con el Zika

    Esta guía se preparó para apoyar a los equipos de país del Proyecto de Aplicación de la Ciencia de USAID para Fortalecer y Mejorar Sistemas (ASSIST) en el diseño y la conducción de sesiones de aprendizaje efectivas como parte de las...
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    Posted on: October 12, 2018 - Training Materials - Health Workforce Development, - Zika

    Tips for Design and Facilitation of Learning Sessions in the Context of Collaborative Improvement of Zika-related Services

    This guide was prepared to support country teams of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project in designing and conducting effective learning sessions as part of quality improvement collaboratives for...
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    Posted on: October 11, 2018 - Community Health, - Improvement Science, - Tuberculosis

    Improving TB screening at Nine TB Diagnostic Treatment Units: Tested Changes and guidance from Uganda

    In Uganda, ASSIST worked with the MOH and implementing partners to build the capacity of health workers to be able to screen, diagnose, and manage TB to improve TB care services using the continuous quality improvement (QI) model as well...
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    Posted on: October 11, 2018 - Community Health, - Health Workforce Development, - Tuberculosis

    Improving TB Treatment Response Monitoring at Nine TB Diagnostic Treatment Units: Tested Changes and Guidance from Uganda

    In Uganda, ASSIST worked with the MOH and implementing partners to build the capacity of health workers to be able to screen, diagnose, and manage TB to improve TB care services using the continuous quality improvement (QI) model as well...