Management of Childhood Illness

Webinar: Improving Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illness in Uganda


The Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health and the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve (ASSIST) Project sponsored a webinar on Friday, June 26, 9:00 am - 10:00 am Eastern Daylight Time on Improving Integrated Management of Newborn and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) based on field work carried out by USAID ASSIST in Uganda. 

Tested Changes to Improve Newborn and Child Health Care Services

The USAID ASSIST Project is working with the Ministry of Health to increase access to quality health care with a focus on HIV/AIDS and Maternal Newborn and Child Health services through using a quality improvement (QI) collaborative...

WIHI July 23 Webinar: Saving Lives by Design: Lessons for All from Ghana's Project Fives Alive!

WIHI July 23 Webinar
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is pleased to offer this free webinar to share insights from Project Fives Alive!, an eight-year program that IHI has supported in Ghana to reduce under-five morbidity and mortality.   Important lessons learned from Project Fives Alive! have been captured in a recently published practical guide, and this WIHI session will highlight some of the discoveries related to one critical dimension of large-scale change: adaptive design. For Project Fives Alive! this has meant constant attention to implementation and being able to modify plans based on feedback and facts on the ground.
The webinar will be held from 10am-11am Eastern Time US (GMT - 4).

Lessons Learned from Ghana's Project Fives Alive! A Practical Guide for Designing and Executing Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives

Project Fives Alive! is a partnership between the National Catholic Health Service of Ghana and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in the United States. Based on seven years of implementation experience scaling up high-impact...

Improving health care processes reduces waiting time for children attending Nyegezi Dispensary in Tanzania

Background As part of its National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP) and commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Tanzania is committed to a number of programmatic interventions in the country targeting the...

A community-led approach to improve early childhood development (ECD) and nutrition in Blantyre District, Malawi using quality improvement methods

With support from the United States Agency for International Development, a community in the Blantyre District of Malawi managed to increase the number of children aged 3-6 years old attending community based childcare centers (CBCCs) from...

Senegal| Community-Based Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: February, 2011 Aims/objectives: Apply IC model to improve evidence based child survival interventions care at community levels (Health Huts) in Senegal. Implementation package/interventions: The...

Existing Education System as a channel for the Improvement of Vitamin A Supplementation Uptake in Njiru Dispensary, Nairobi Province Kenya

Problem: Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a common problem among preschool children and is associated with high mortality and morbidity. VAD has profound effects on the health of children including impaired immunity (leading to severity of...

Child Status Index

The Child Status Index (with its accompanying Child Status Record) is a tool that can be helpful in assessing and tracking priority services a vulnerable child needs. Equally useful for initial assessment and follow-up monitoring, the tool...