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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    Jamaica Neurodevelopmental Surveillance in the Age of Zika ECHO Evaluation

    The Jamaica Neurodevelopmantal Surveillance in the Age of Zika ECHO (Jamaica NDS ECHO) is a partnership between the Jamaica Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project,... Jamaica Neuro ...

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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    Activities of the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Zika Program of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean

    Since the outbreak of Zika virus in 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has been a leader in the United States (U.S.) response. The AAP, through our Committee on Infectious Disease, Disaster Preparedness Advisory Committee, and... Activities of ...

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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    Eastern and Southern Caribbean: Gender Considerations in the Context of Zika Emergency Response Programming

    After arriving in Brazil in May 2015, Zika virus rapidly swept across the Americas. By February 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus infection a Public Health Emergency of International Concern due to its associations... Eastern and Sou ...

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    Posted on: January 29, 2020 - Reports

    Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Antigua

    To better the understand the real-time situation of Zika-related health services for women, men, couples and families, project stakeholders commissioned this gender analysis to look at existing services, challenges, and opportunities. The... Gender Issues ...

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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 9, 2019 - Reports

    Gender Issues Influencing Zika Response in Paraguay

    There are various programs that promote practices to prevent vector-borne and sexually-transmitted Zika and link families with children affected by Zika to the care they need. However, to respond to these needs most effectively, and to... Gender Issues In ...

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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports

    Evaluation of the Region-Led Expansion of Zika Prevention, Care, and Support Best Practices in the Dominican Republic

    In 2017, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project began working with 17 hospitals across five of the Dominican Republic’s nine health regions to test changes to improve the quality of Zika services,... Evaluation of th ...

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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports

    Jamaica: Gender Considerations in the Context of Zika Emergency Response Programming

    After arriving in Brazil in May 2015, Zika virus rapidly swept across the Americas. By January 2016 it had reached the island of Jamaica, and according to statistics reported to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World... Jamaica: Gender ...

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    Posted on: December 6, 2019 - Reports

    Assessing the quality of USAID ASSIST Zika program data in the Dominican Republic

    The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project implemented Zika related health systems strengthening efforts in the Dominican Republic from January 2017 through May 2019. The objectives of this study were to... Assessing the ...

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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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