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    Posted on: February 24, 2020 - Short Report

    Quality of self-assessment and medical record data in facilities with quality improvement teams: A cross-sectional study in India

    To better understand the quality of the data teams are collecting and using to guide their improvement work, this report is a study to assess the validity of the data compared to observation of actual practice. Three sources of data were... Quality of sel ...

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    Posted on: December 1, 2019 - Reports

    Ghana Situational Analysis of Inpatient Care of Sick Newborns and Young Infants

    The Situation Analysis for Inpatient Care of Newborns and Young Infants in Ghana is part of the USAIDled global initiative to understand the status of inpatient care of sick newborns and young infants (NYI) in low-and-middle-income... Ghana Situational An ...

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    Posted on: July 9, 2019 - Reports

    Reliability of newborn and child quality of care indicators in health facilities receiving support from the USAID ASSIST Project in Antigua

    The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project has implemented Zika-related health systems strengthening efforts in Antigua since July 2018. To assess the validity of the quality improvement data being... Reliability of newb ...

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    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 ...

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    Posted on: November 16, 2018

    USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY18

    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Posted on: September 5, 2018

    Indian Pediatrics Special Issue: Better Healthcare Through Quality Improvement

    This special issue of Indian Pediatrics (September 2018; Volume 55: Number 9) highlights mechanisms that can support health care providers in using various quality improvement (QI) approaches and showcases some of the improvement projects... Improvement S ...

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    Posted on: August 31, 2018 - Short Report

    Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance Review (MPDSR): Strengthening Reviews to Save More Lives in Uganda

    This short report describes the content and process analysis of the maternal death review aimed at addressing the underlying causes of maternal and perinatal deaths. Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance Review (MPDSR): Strengthening Reviews to Save More ...

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    Posted on: August 1, 2018

    Survive & Thrive Final Report

    Demonstrated that training is not enough and that quality improvement approaches are essential to sustain quality care for mothers and newborns in low-resource settings, the Survive & Thrive Final Report highlights the efforts that... Community Health ...

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    Posted on: July 31, 2018

    Dando respuesta a los asuntos de género para mejorar los resultados en la atención en salud relacionada con el Zika

    Este documento proporciona información sobre los problemas relacionados con el género en relación con la atención médica relacionada con el Zika. Resalta los principales problemas: • Roles y valores relacionados con el género • Acceso... Dando respuesta a ...