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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    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,... Jamaica Neuro ...

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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports

    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... Jamaica: Gender ...

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    Posted on: December 3, 2019 - Case Study

    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... An Argument for Pa ...

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    Posted on: November 16, 2018

    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... USAID ASSIST P ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Comparison of two methods for determining provider attendance during normal labor and delivery: results from Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica

    The Quality Assurance Project (QAP) compared two data collection methods used to determine the number and type of providers who attended 245 obstetric cases in hospitals in Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Rwanda. Each case was viewed as... pnadf971.pdf Mater ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Developing family planning standards in Jamaica

    In health care, standards are explicit statements of expected quality in the performance of a healthcare activity. They take the form of specifications for medical procedures, clinical practice guidelines and protocols, standard operating... jamaica_devel ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    The impact of a programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Jamaica

    Jamaica is experiencing alarmingly high rates of perinatal AIDS, now the second leading cause of death among Jamaican children between one and four years. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Jamaican... jamaicapmtct.pdf ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Safe motherhood studies-- results from Jamaica. Competency of skilled birth attendants, enabling environment for skilled attendance

    More than 500,000 women worldwide die each year from complications related to childbirth. With good quality obstetric care, approximately 90% of these deaths could be averted. The assistance of a skilled birth attendant during labor,... jamaica_safe_mothe ...

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    Posted on: September 16, 2008 - Reports

    Safe motherhood studies-- timeliness of in-hospital care for treating obstetric emergencies

    The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation developed a framework in 1993 for improving healthcare provider performance, defining nine aspects of performance. One aspect was timeliness, defined as, "the degree to which care is provided... timelin ...