Newborn Resuscitation/Asphyxia

Creative Solutions: A Case Study of Improving Health Care in the Russian Federation

This case study describes how improvements in pregnancy-induced hypertension and neonatal respiratory distress were scaled up in two regions of the Russian Federation using existing leadership structures and champions mentored by Russian...

Improving Quality of Basic Newborn Resuscitation in Low-resource Settings: A Framework for Managers and Skilled Birth Attendants

This framework was developed in consultation with the Newborn Resuscitation Working Group of the Newborn Technical Reference Team of the United Nations Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (UNCoLSC). It highlights common health system and...

AIDS Conference 2014

Melbourne, Australia
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ASSIST Oral Presentations:
  • Tamara Nsubuga-Nyombi Conference satellite: Where we were, where we want to be: Infant feeding in the context of HIV and ARVs (July 22)
  • Edward Broughton: ICAP panel on design and evaluation of improvement projects to enhance the HIV care continuum (July 19)
  • Tana Wuliji: ICAP panel on the use of improvement to address the continuum of care (July 19)

Quality Improvement Approaches for Newborn Care Services in Uganda

This short report describes the results of a collaborative improvement intervention to improve the quality of essential newborn care in two districts of Uganda.

Creating Locally Produced Cloth Anatomical Childbirth Models

Anatomical models for teaching health workers about delivery care are expensive. This resource provides patterns and directions for creating low-cost cloth teaching aids for the placenta, membranes, cord, cord covering, cord stump, uterus...

Improving Essential Newborn Care in Uganda

Annie Clark

Senior QI Advisor MNCH, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

In Uganda, the MoH requested that the Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) improve essential newborn care (ENC), including newborn resuscitation utilizing the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) methodology and tools, in Luwero and Masaka districts. I was privileged to provide technical assistance to the HCI Uganda team to respond to the MoH request. 

Collaborative on Primary Neonatal Resuscitation in six Russian regions

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2011 Aims/objectives: To ensure compliance with an updated, evidence-based Russian protocol for primary neonatal resuscitation To institutionalize...