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Posted on: November 16, 2018
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 ...
Posted on: May 16, 2018 - Reports
University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed 5.5 years of implementation of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the eleventh Semi-Annual Performance Monitoring... USAID ASSIST ...
Posted on: April 14, 2017 - Short Report
Improving community health worker performance and productivity: Findings from USAID-supported studies in Swaziland and Uganda
Community health workers (CHWs) play an essential role in HIV prevention, care, and treatment by improving linkages between those that need care and those that can provide it and by supporting retention in care and self-management for... Improving communi ...
Posted on: April 7, 2017 - Journal Articles
This study protocol was published to provide other researchers with access to the methodology and to provide background for a planned follow-up publication with the findings of the actual study. The study, conducted in Swaziland in 2016,... Tuberculosis T ...
Posted on: August 4, 2016 - Case Study
The impact of quality improvement projects on TB treatment outcomes in Piggs Peak Hospital, Swaziland
TB is the most common opportunistic infection for people living with HIV in Swaziland. A problem of unfavorable treatment outcomes identified in Piggs Peak Hospital was addressed through training and implementation of quality improvement... The impact of ...
Posted on: August 4, 2016 - Journal Articles
Delivery of isoniazid preventive therapy to reduce occupational TB among healthcare workers in Swaziland
Healthcare workers (HCWs) in Swaziland are at increased risk of acquiring tuberculosis (TB), but existing infection control and occupational health policies often fall short of mitigating the risk of acquiring TB in the workplace. Health... Tuberculosis T ...
Posted on: June 17, 2016 - Training Materials
The Ministry of Health of Swaziland developed these guidelines to inform the planning, designing, delivery, evaluation, and follow-up of all health care worker in-service training in the country. The guidelines cover seven areas: Training... Swaziland MOH ...
Posted on: June 15, 2016
The dual epidemic of HIV and AIDS and tuberculosis is one of the major health challenges faced by Swaziland. With a TB incidence rate of 733 TB cases per 100,000 per year and 73% of TB patients co-infected with HIV, Swaziland is listed... Evaluation of TB ...
Posted on: October 7, 2015
The global HIV and TB epidemics have placed enormous burdens upon already overstretched health care workers (HCWs) and poorly resourced health care facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. The rapid emergence of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB)... assistswazilan ...
Posted on: July 13, 2015 - Journal Articles
Declining tuberculosis notification trend associated with strengthened TB and expanded HIV care in Swaziland
This article, published in June 2015 in the peer-reviewed Public Health Action of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, reviews progress over the past 10 years with tuberculosis (TB) case notification in Swaziland... Tuberculosis ...