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  • Counselling Cards to Improve Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Kyrgyz Republic
    2016 - These cards are used by trained health providers when counseling mothers and caregivers on optimal IYCF practices. Positive counseling skills are important for health providers to engage mothers and caregivers to carry out the improved nutrition practices benefitting infants and young children at the household level. SPRING provided printed sets ...
  • Engaging Women to Strengthen VMMC Demand Creation Approaches for HIV Prevention
    December, 2016 - Women play a crucial role in the success of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Led by JSI, the AIDSFree Project engages women to serve as community advocates, raising awareness of the benefits of VMMC for both women and their male partners in their communities. The female ...
  • Importance and Usage of Child Health Card in Nepal
    2017 - This job aid was developed to help frontline health workers in Nepal to understand the importance of the home-based record form and how to use this tool during their regular immunization activities. This tool is designed to be easy to understand for health workers who are vaccinating children as part ...
  • Importance and Usage of Health Card
    December, 2017 - This poster was used in Nepal at health facilities and vaccination sessions to demonstrate the importance of using child health cards, also known as home-based records. Download (PDF, 285 KB) ...
  • Kyrgyz Republic Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Posters
    2018 - The SPRING project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, designed a set of 10 posters for hospitals and health facilities about the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). These posters describe the principles of a �friendly� approach toward mother and baby, as well as breastfeeding steps. The ...
  • Leveraging Business Approaches to Improve Access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services in Ethiopia
    November, 2018 - Urban health is complex and only gets more so as people continue to migrate from rural areas, stretching already scarce resources even further. When drought struck Ethiopia in 2016, agrarian and pastoralist communities were particularly hard hit. Many people migrated to urban areas, which strained the existing social services, including ...
  • Mahefa Miaraka Annual Report Summary 2018
    2018 - During its third implementation year, the USAID Community Capacity for Health Program, locally known as Mahefa Miaraka, made significant progress assisting community health volunteers (CHVs) to provide quality health services to remote communities. Alongside partners ASOS, FHI 360, and Transaid, Mahefa Miaraka works in 4,885 fokontany, 456 communes, and 34 ...
  • Strengthening Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services as Part of the Post-Ebola Transition: District Summary: Tonkolili
    June, 2017 - District summary on the post-Ebola transition for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services in the Tonkolili district of Sierra Leone. This summary highlights the interventions and accomplishments of the Advancing Partners & Communities project in strengthening health services in the district post-Ebola. JSI/Advancing Partners & Communities Project. 2017. Download ...
  • USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum Project Year in Review: 2018
    2018 - In 2018, the USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum Project's (the Care Continuum) activities centered on strengthening partner’s capacity to coordinate, plan, and monitor key population (KP) interventions in Ghana. In order to make meaningful progress towards the global 90-90-90 targets, the Care Continuum successfully identified, adopted, and implemented successful strategies ...
  • Word of Mouth: Learning from Polio Communication and Community Engagement Initiatives
    July, 2018 - The journey toward polio eradication offers 30 years of accumulated learning. At the February 2018 polio partners meeting, representatives from USAID, MCSP, CORE Group Polio Project, The Communication Initiative, John Snow, Inc., and the UN Foundation discuss best practices for communication and community engagement within the polio program This document ...