Research and Evaluation

The USAID ASSIST Project supports country-led research and synthesizes learning across country programs on topics such as the validity of improvement-related data, sustainability and institutionalization, scale-up, and cost-effectiveness of improvement activities. The ASSIST Research and Evaluation unit provides technical support to these efforts and works to disseminate knowledge from these studies to encourage wider adoption of improvement methods.

Use of comparison groups in quality improvement: A review of analyses under the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project

Introduction : While evaluations of quality improvement interventions often show significant improvements in performance, they often lack comparison groups. The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project was...

A comparison of improvements in anemia indicators in ASSIST and non-ASSIST sites in Mali

This short report describes the findings of a USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project study to assess whether improvements in anemia prevention and management among women and children in Mali were greater...

USAID ASSIST Project FY20 Annual Performance Monitoring Report

University Research Co., LLC (URC) and its partners have completed almost eight years of implementation of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project. This report is the 16 th and final Semi-Annual...

USAID ASSIST Project Research and Evaluation Report FY20

This annual report for FY20 summarizes the USAID ASSIST Project's research and evaluation activities in FY20, for the nine months that the project operated (October 1, 2019 through June 29, 2020). It provides a short description of each of...

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 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...

Research and Evaluation Report FY17

The research and evaluation (R&E) unit of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project provides technical assistance and guidance on country-led research and synthesizes learning across country- and...

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...

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