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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: February 25, 2020 - Short Report

    Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Improvement Data Validation in South Africa

    With PEPFAR funding, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project implemented a continuous quality improvement (CQI) program in South Africa from 2014 to... Voluntary Me ...

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    Posted on: October 17, 2019 - Reports

    End-line Assessment of Integrated People-Centered Health Services in Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

    Since 2013, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project has been working closely with the South African Department of Health (DOH) and its partners in five provinces to accelerate the reduction of... End-line Assessment o ...

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    Posted on: November 7, 2018 - Case Study

    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... The Impact of Co ...

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    Posted on: December 21, 2016 - Reports

    Tools for the South Africa Integrated People-centered Health Services Baseline and Endline Assessments

    These tools were used in South Africa for the ASSIST activity on integrated people-centered health services (IPCHS). The baseline report is in review by USAID and should be available soon. The data collections tools may be downloaded below... Patient inte ...

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    Posted on: July 25, 2016 - Video

    A Finer Cut: South Africa's Journey to Improve Quality in Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

    This short film describes the support provided by the PEPFAR-funded USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project to introduce continuous quality improvement (CQI) in PEPFAR-supported voluntary medical male... HIV and AIDS Male ...

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    Posted on: March 21, 2016 - Training Materials

    CQI for Nutrition Assessment Counselling and Support program

    The South Africa Nutrition Assessment Counselling and Support Training Program is a USAID-funded program. The training and mentorship was provided by University Research Co., LLC (URC). The course is designed to assist the staff who work... CQI for Nutrit ...

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    Posted on: March 21, 2016 - Reports

    NACS Quality Improvement Training Workshop Report

    The South Africa Nutrition Assessment Counselling and Service Training Program (NACS) is a USAID-funded program. The training was provided by University Research Co., LLC. The course is designed to assist the staff who work in the health... NACS Training ...

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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: July 9, 2015 - Journal Articles

    Using adapted quality-improvement approaches to strengthen community-based health systems and improve care in high HIV-burden sub-Saharan African countries

    Community-based interventions are essential to achieving long-term retention in HIV care. This article in the July 2015 Volume 29 Supplement 2 edition of the Journal of the International AIDS Society presents four case studies of community... Community He ...

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