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    Posted on: July 22, 2020 - Reports

    Improving the Health of Mothers, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Synthesis Report

    Over its nearly eight years of implementation, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project supported USAID's global Preventing Child and Maternal Deaths and Family Planning agendas by: Testing and... ASSIST Synthesis ...

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    Posted on: May 13, 2020 - Reports

    Summary Report of the Activities of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems Project in Antigua and Barbuda

    The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project provided short-term technical assistance (STTA) over a period of approximately 18 months in Antigua, supporting 27 functioning health facilities – five main... ASSIST Summary Re ...

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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    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... Eastern and Sou ...

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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    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... Gender Issues ...

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    Posted on: December 3, 2019 - Case Study

    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... Disability in the Cari ...

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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: July 11, 2019 - Short Report

    Antigua Gender Analysis Highlights

    This short report is a gender analysis to identify key gender-related barriers and gaps that influence newborn and well-baby care systems in the context of Zika in Antigua. Antigua Gender Analysis Highlights Gender Zika Short Report English Countries:  An ...

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    Posted on: July 9, 2019 - Reports

    Reliability of newborn and child quality of care indicators in health facilities receiving support from the USAID ASSIST Project in Antigua

    The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project has implemented Zika-related health systems strengthening efforts in Antigua since July 2018. To assess the validity of the quality improvement data being... Reliability of newb ...

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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 ...