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.

The Niger QAP / BASICS joint project: final evaluation

This document reports on the final evaluation of the joint Quality Assurance/Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival (QAP/BASICS) project in Niger, West Africa. The evaluation took place in from October 25 to November 18, 1998...

Quantifying the economic impact of using evidence-based clinical guidelines for pregnancy-induced hypertension in two hospitals

In 1999, a demonstration project of evidence-based clinical guidelines for treating pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) was implemented in three hospitals in Tver Oblast under the Quality Assurance Project/Russia. In parallel, an...