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    Posted on: November 16, 2015 - Reports

    USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY15

    This annual report for the USAID ASSIST Project summarizes the project's accomplishments and results in FY15 supporting the application of modern improvement methods by host country providers and managers in USAID-assisted countries... usaid_assist_f ...

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    Posted on: October 15, 2014 - Reports

    Improving Health Care: The Results and Legacy of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project

    This final report of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) summarizes the key accomplishments and learning of this seven-year global technical assistance project of the USAID Office of Health Systems. Implemented from 2007-2014,... Final report ...

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    Posted on: December 18, 2013 - Reports

    What has HCI done to institutionalize improvement? A report from 17 countries

    This assessment examined the varying ways that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) has facilitated the institutionalization of improvement at the national level across 17 HCI-supported countries. This was a qualitative... What has HCI done to ...

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    Posted on: November 28, 2011 - Improvement Story

    Waste Management in Namibia

    Problem: Healthcare waste is a by-product of healthcare that includes sharps, non-sharps, blood, body parts, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive materials. If the waste is not handled properly, it can injure or... Namibia run chart ...

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    Posted on: November 28, 2011 - Improvement Story

    Occupational Safety in Namibia

    Problem: Health care workers (HCW) are surrounded by a variety of health and safety hazards unique to their working environment: infectious diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and SARS, as well as chemical hazards and... Hepatitis B V ...

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    Posted on: November 28, 2011 - Improvement Story

    Injection Safety in Namibia

    Problem: Based on assessments conducted in Namibia in 2004, the average number of injections prescribed per person per year was 11.2. The injections were prescribed and administered by 73% of health care workers (HCWs) interviewed, and... Key results: Pre ...

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    Posted on: July 7, 2011 - Improvement Story

    A QI Team Approach to Scale Up Provision of TB Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) at Outapi ART Clinic

    Problem: A routine review of performance data by the Outapi provider team revealed that of the 11 quality indicators regularly monitored by the QM program, the IPT performance rate was 22%- the lowest in that review period. Intervention:... Full report wi ...

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    Posted on: July 3, 2010

    Qualitative Research on Male Circumcision in Namibia

    This assessment examined attitudes and perceptions toward male circumcision as part of a larger situational analysis of male circumcision in Namibia that was designed to inform the development of a national prevention strategy. The... male_circumcision_na ...

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    Posted on: February 11, 2010 - Improvement Story

    Care of the Caregivers in Namibia

    Problem: Stigma and discrimination can negatively affect the interactions of health care workers with HIV-infected clients or those perceived to be HIV positive. Uninformed staff in health care settings may perceive HIV-infected patients... Social support ...