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    Posted on: July 2, 2020 - Reports

    USAID ASSIST Project FY20 Annual Performance Monitoring Report

    University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed almost eight years of implementation of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the 16 th and final Semi-Annual... USAID ASSIST Projec ...

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    Posted on: June 30, 2020

    Collaborative Improvement of Care and Support for Children and Families Affected by Zika in Selected Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

    As part of the USAID response to the Zika virus epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the USAID ASSIST Project applied quality improvement (QI) and collaborative learning methods to strengthen prenatal care, newborn care, and... Zika Care and ...

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    Posted on: June 29, 2020 - Reports

    Latin America and Caribbean Zika Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes Evaluation

    The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project created a Zika Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) program in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to connect a team of experts with local... LAC Zika ECHO Progr ...

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    Posted on: May 28, 2020 - Reports

    Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Ecuador

    After initial detection in Brazil in May 2015, the recent emergence of Zika virus rapidly swept across the Americas, with cases notified in Ecuador in early 2016. By February 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus... Gender Issues Influen ...

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    Posted on: January 7, 2020 - Reports

    Informe Resumen de las Actividades del Proyecto de USAID “Aplicando la Ciencia a Fortalecer y Mejorar los Sistemas de Salud” en el Ecuador

    El Proyecto de USAID Aplicando la Ciencia para Mejorar y Fortalecer los Sistemas de Salud (ASSIST) es el sucesor del Proyecto de Mejoramiento de la Atención en Salud (HCI), implementado por University Research Company LLC (URC) durante el... Informe Resum ...

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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports

    Comparing the effectiveness and costeffectiveness of on-line versus in-person training for strengthening the Zika response in Ecuador

    In the face of a health emergency such as the Zika epidemic, large numbers of front-line health workers require comprehensive training on a short timeline. Compared to traditional face-to-face (FTF) training, online health training (OHT)... Comparing the ...

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    Posted on: October 29, 2019 - Case Study

    TAMIZAJE ADECUADO DE MICROCEFALIA, UN DESAFÍO EN EL HOSPITAL BÁSICO DE SHUSHUFINDI, ECUADOR

    El Hospital Básico de Shushufindi (HBSSFND), está localizado en las estribaciones orientales de la provincia de Sucumbíos en Ecuador, en la frontera con Colombia. Es un hospital de segundo nivel básico que brinda atenciones a 55.500... TAMIZAJE ADECUADO D ...

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    Posted on: July 11, 2019 - Improvement Story

    Shushufindi General Hospital at the Forefront of Quality Zika Care in Sucumbios, Ecuador

    Team members of the three collaboratives executed with the assistance of the ASSIST- Zika Project working on the continuous improvement of quality Zika health care at Shushufindi General Hospital. “ASSIST’s technical assistance has enabled... Shushufindi ...

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    Posted on: July 11, 2019 - Improvement Story

    The Manta Health Center is Working as a Team to Offer Quality Zika Pre-natal Care

    “Zika is a viral disease that can also be transmitted via sexual contact, with pregnant women being at risk of contracting the disease from their partners during their entire pregnancy. The Pre-natal Care Council, composed of health... The Manta Health Ce ...

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    Posted on: July 3, 2019 - Improvement Story

    El Centro de Salud de Manta trabaja en equipo para brindar atención prenatal de calidad en el contexto del Zika

    “Zika, es una enfermedad vírica que también puede ser trasmitida por contacto sexual con riesgo en la embarazada de adquirir la enfermedad en cualquier trimestre a través de su pareja. La consejería de prevención prenatal realizada por los... El Centro de ...

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