Sustainability

Guide for Developing Sustainability and Transition Plans

The Guide for Developing Sustainability and Transition Plans is a tool that was created for USAID ASSIST Project teams to co-develop sustainability and transition plans with in-country stakeholders such as MOHs, universities, etc. through...

Improving Pharmaceutical Service in the Primary Healthcare Sector Through the Training of Pharmacist Assistants

Problem: South Africa (SA) has 5.63 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), 0.4 – 0.59million estimated TB cases reported per annum (according to the SA National Strategic plan 2012) 1 and 800 HIV related deaths per day. In order to...

Retaining doctors in deep rural areas in South Africa through “marriage counsellors” who work to negotiate the relationships between management and doctors.

Problem: Retention of doctors in rural areas is a global issue most frequently linked to the professional and personal isolation that results in the majority of qualifying medical professionals to migrate to urban healthcare facilities...

Orientation and ongoing support as a retention tool for foreign-qualified healthcare professionals in rural and underserved healthcare facilities in South Africa

Problem: Africa Health Placements (AHP) is a non-profit organisation that sources and recruits local and foreign-qualified healthcare professionals to work in rural and underserved public healthcare facilities in South Africa. Foreign-...

Applying an Improvement Process to a Difficult Long-Term Problem of Gas Cylinder Supply Yields Positive Results for the Masaka District, Uganda

Problem: The Masaka District Health Office is the government administrative office which oversees health service delivery in the Masaka District. In addition to management of other health programs, this District Office is responsible for...

IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS PREVENTION AND CARE IN SINDH PAKISTAN

Problem: PROBLEM: National Picture Pakistan is a country of 170 million people where Viral Hepatitis has emerged as a significant public health problem. Various small research studies suggested that Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan has been on...

Promotion of Quality and Safety of Healthcare in Egypt by Implementing a Pilot Surveillance Program for Hospital-acquired infections

Problem: Developing countries have high rates of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) due to an increase of invasive medical devices and procedures in intensive care units (ICUs) without the necessary infection control measures...

Improving iron and folate supplement availability for Antenatal Care in Kenya

Problem: Realizing the importance of Antenatal Care (ANC) Services in improving maternal and child health, the Kenya Ministry of Health and the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (implemented by University Research Co. LLC) initiated an...