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Posted on: February 24, 2020 - Short Report
Uganda’s PHFS activities began in April 2013 in 22 demonstration sites in six districts. Quality improvement (QI) teams were either formed or reconstituted from those existing for previous improvement activities. They were supported... Partnership for HIV ...
Posted on: January 22, 2020 - Short Report
ASSIST Technical Assistance to CSOs for VMMC Improvement Activities in Uganda: The Case of TASO Gulu
Between October 2017 and September 2018, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project provided above-site technical support to the Ministry of Health, implementing partners (IPs), and civil society... ASSIST Technical Assi ...
Posted on: November 8, 2019 - Reports
Assessing How Quality Improvement Teams Function at the Community Level: The Case of the DREAMS Initiative
The Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS-free Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) initiative has the potential to reduce risky behaviors, increase access to and utilization of HIV prevention and care services in Northern Uganda, and reduce the... Assessing How Qual ...
Posted on: August 19, 2019 - Journal Articles
Partnership for HIV-Free Survival-The Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC)
The USAID ASSIST Project partnered with the Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC) to publish a special supplement on the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS), a six-country quality improvement... A 6-Country Colla ...
Posted on: May 29, 2019 - Case Study
Going beyond formation of QI Teams: Evidence based intervention gains AGYW get when community QI teams are functional
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project established a community-based QI model of addressing HIV risk among AGYW comprising of setting up and making functional community QI teams to: (1) build skills... Going beyond f ...
Posted on: March 15, 2019 - Journal Articles
Saving Mothers, Giving Life Approach for Strengthening Health Systems to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Deaths in 7 Scale-up Districts in Northern Uganda
Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) strengthened the health system in 7 districts in Northern Uganda through a quality improvement approach. Quality improvement teams removed barriers to delivering maternal and newborn health services and... Saving Mothers ...
Posted on: February 19, 2019
Improving TB case notification in northern Uganda: evidence of a quality improvement-guided active case finding intervention
Published in BMC Health Services Research, this paper describes a QI-based intervention with aresearch component used to document and explain changes in TB case notification in 10 districts in North-ern Uganda among high-risk populations... Community Heal ...
Posted on: December 8, 2018 - Reports
Uganda, a country in East Africa of around 44 million people, represents a unique example of a low-income setting with a long history of national efforts to improve quality of care. Indeed, the current quality movement in Uganda started in... Uganda' ...
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: October 25, 2018
Improving the quality of integrated antenatal care and care for preeclampsia/eclampsia in Jinja, Uganda
From June 2015 through March 2017 the USAID ASSIST Project supported the Ministry of Health of Uganda to implement an improvement activity in 10 high delivery volume health facilities in Jinja District to improve the quality of primary ANC... Improving th ...