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A map of Ghana. The blue areas represent the five regions in which System for Health operates. Systems for Health is building CHPS facilities (marked on the map) in the Northern and Volta regions.
Success Stories
May 2018
English

Providing primary health care in underserved areas of Ghana continues to be a major challenge due to the lack of resources. Community-based Health Planning & Services (CHPS) is a national strategy adopted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ghana Health Service (GHS) to deliver essential...

Practice inserting implants at a LARC training in Tamale
Project Reports
May 2018
English

The USAID Systems for Health project has assisted the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to improve awareness and increase access to family planning (FP) services; including through the capacity-building service providers to deliver family planning counseling, and by supporting training in long-acting...

Les hommes convaincus des avantages de la PF, sensibilisant d’autres hommes à Gankpodo
Success Stories
May 2018
French

En Afrique sud sub-saharienne et au Bénin en particulier, les hommes sont des acteurs incontournables dans la réussite des programmes visant la réduction de la mortalité maternelle et infantojuvénile. Ils sont généralement les premiers décideurs dans les foyers, notamment lorsqu’il s’agit de...

Abou Nouhou, a 28-year-old mother of seven, is not only a successful saleswoman in Achalou (village of Sabon Machi commune in Maradi region, Niger), she also serves as a mentor for her village Adolescent Girls' Learning and Support Group
Success Stories
May 2018
English, French

The GASA approach, carried out by USAID's REGIS-ER project, targets adolescent girls, aged 10-14 and 15- 18, who are out of school, unmarried, and who have no children. It seeks to improve their knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding health, nutrition, and hygiene and strengthen their...

URC Updates
Publications, Promotional Materials
May 2018
English

News on how URC is improving the quality of health care, social services, and education worldwide.

USAID Defeat TB Pediatric Advisor taking health workers through the Algorithm for Diagnosis of TB in Children
Success Stories
April 2018
English

Despite the high burden of TB in children, it is estimated that at least two thirds of cases in Uganda go undiagnosed or unreported mainly due to a gap in health worker skills in making a clinical diagnosis, and in the health system. At Mukono Health Center (HC) IV located in Mukono District...

The mobile chest X-ray machine being prepared to carry out screening
Success Stories
April 2018
English

The USAID Defeat TB project is a five-year project that aims to increase TB case notification, case detection and treatment outcomes through health system strengthening with the aim of ending the TB epidemic in Uganda. One way the project is working to increase TB case notification is by use of...

Success Stories
April 2018
English, French

Knowing the importance of antenatal consultations (ANCs), Possotomé’s quality improvement team was not satisfied that only 43% of pregnant women in their catchment area were receiving at least four ANCs (the minimum standard), and only 35% were receiving their first ANC during their first...

A member of a women’s group, facilitating an educational talk
Success Stories
April 2018
English, French

Antenatal care (ANC) attendance has the potential to save lives of women and babies. In Benin, an estimated 86% of women received ANC in 2012.1 Yet, only about 58% received the four ANC visits recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health (MOH)2, and less than one...

In 2016, USAID received $366 million to respond to the Zika outbreak, largely in Latin America and the Caribbean. Photo: Brendan Bannon for USAID, courtesy of Photoshare.
Project Reports
April 2018
English, Spanish

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project builds the capacity of service delivery organizations in USAID-assisted countries to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, client-centeredness, safety, accessibility, and equity of the health and support services they...