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    Posted on: June 30, 2019 - Short Report

    Supporting Most Vulnerable Children in Accessing HIV and Social Services in Tanzania through Community Quality Improvement Activities

    The implementation of community-based Quality Improvement (QI) in MVC service delivery was initiated in 2010 through support of the USAID Health Care Improvement (HCI) project, followed by the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and... Supporting Most Vu ...

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    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 ...

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    Posted on: May 16, 2018 - Reports

    USAID ASSIST Project Semi-Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY18

    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 ...

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    Posted on: December 28, 2017 - Short Report

    Strategies to Increase Identification of HIV Positive Children: A Compilation of Successfully Tested Changes in Communities and Health Facilities in Uganda

    Identifying and diagnosing children as HIV-infected is the first step in the continuum of pediatric care and treatment. As part of its contribution to the UNAIDS first 90 goal to have 90% of all HIV infected people diagnosed, the USAID... Improving identi ...

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    Posted on: December 20, 2017 - Case Study

    Improving household food security and economic status of vulnerable households in Mangochi District

    With support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a multi-sectoral quality improvement (QI) team of extension workers and community members in Mangochi District, Malawi targeted a total of 587 vulnerable... Improving household ...

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    Posted on: December 20, 2017 - Short Report

    Improving education performance in primary schools in Malawi

    Community QI teams worked with 20 rural primary schools from Balaka and Mangochi districts to improve termly academic performance of vulnerable children attending primary schools. The teams found that vulnerable children face many barriers... Improving ed ...

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    Posted on: December 20, 2017 - Short Report

    Improving linkages to livelihood interventions

    In 2013, ASSIST began working with five community quality improvement (QI) teams in two districts, Mangochi and Balaka, to improve the quality of services delivered to orphans and vulnerable children and their families. ASSIST worked with... Increasing pa ...

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    Posted on: December 14, 2017 - Reports

    USAID ASSIST Project Annual Performance Monitoring Report FY17

    University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed the fifth year of implementation of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the tenth Semi-Annual Performance... USAID ASSIST Project ...

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    Posted on: October 5, 2017 - Case Study

    Improving educational performance of children in Chilore Primary school using quality improvement approaches in Mangochi District, Malawi

    A team of community volunteers and government extension workers, with support from USAID, from 16 villages in Namwera, Mangochi District used quality improvement (QI) methods to mobilise four primary schools and their 16 surrounding... Improving education ...

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    Posted on: September 27, 2017 - Reports

    National Psychosocial Support Guidelines for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kenya

    These guidelines were developed for use by front line child service providers to streamline psychosocial support services for children. The guidelines provide guidance for supporting caregivers, general guidance for children of all ages,... National Psych ...

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