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Report | English | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2020

Re-imagining technical assistance in the DRC: Roadmap for Change

Examining the interactions between the different actors of TA during the whole lifestyle of an initiative  help us understand the ecosystem and break down all the problems and bottlenecks highlighted during the interviews with TA actors and decision makers.

Updated FINAL English v_Re-imagining TA in DRC March 2020 Report_05.01.2020.pdf6.6 MB
Report | French | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2020

Ré-imaginer l’appui technique en RDC :Feuille de route pour le changement

Examiner les interactions entre les différents acteurs de l’AT durant tout un cycle de vie d’une intervention nous aide à comprendre l’écosystème et à décomposer tous les problèmes et les goulots d’étranglement mis en évidence durant nos entrevues avec les acteurs de l’AT.

Re-imaginer l'AT en RDC - Document Technique Mars 2020.pdf5.97 MB
Presentation | English | Tanzania | 2020

Leveraging Private Health Sector to Address COVID-19 in Tanzania (S. Ogillo, APHFTA)

Presentation by Dr. Samwel Ogillo, CEO of the Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania (APHFTA), on their experience leveraging the private health sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Presentation given on May 21, 2020 during the third Child Health Task Force webinar series, Child Health & COVID-19: Partner Collaboration During the Response.

Leveraging Private Health Sector to Address COVID-19 in Tanzania (S. Ogillo, APHFTA)705.92 KB
Presentation | | Kenya | 2020

Engaging Professional Associations in COVID-19 Response (L. Oyiengo, Kenya MOH)

Presentation by Dr. Laura Oyiengo, Head - Neonatal and Child Health with the Kenya Ministry of Health, on the Kenya experience engaging the professional associations to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic effects on children. Presentation given on May 21, 2020 during the third Child Health Task Force webinar series, Child Health & COVID-19: Partner Collaboration During the Response.

Engaging Professional Associations in COVID-19 Response (L. Oyiengo, Kenya MOH)735.02 KB
Report | English | Nigeria | 2019

Executive Summary of Intent Workshop Report

Executive summary report of the June 2019 Intent Workshop.

Workshop Goal and Objectives:  
With the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria, the Redesigning Technical Assistance Initiative organized an Intent Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria from June 24-25, 2019. The workshop aimed to build a shared understanding of problems with current technical assistance approaches and identify opportunities for change within the MNCH/HSS landscape. The workshop objectives were the following: 

Intent Workshop Executive Summary Report.pdf616.33 KB
Event Materials | English | Nigeria | 2020

Integration Workshop Documentation Slide Deck and Report

Slide deck and report from the Nigeria January Integration Workshop, held on January 21-22.

Integration Workshop_Documentation Slides.pdf8.57 MBNigeria Integration Workshop Report_Final 02.17.2020.pdf1.18 MB
| English | Nigeria | 2019

Project Background for Nigerian Stakeholders

Background 
The Child Health Task Force, JSI, and the Sonder Collective  and the ministries of health (MOH) in the DRC and Nigeria are working together to remagine how technical assistance is planned, coordinated and delivered for maternal, newborn, and child health services in Nigeria and DRC. 
 

Project Background Doc for Nigerian Stakeholders.pdf1.77 MB
Report | English | Nigeria | 2019

Understanding the 2030 Vision: A Rapid Desk Review of Strategic Documents for Child Health in the Federal Republic of Nigeria

This desk based review was conducted to synthesize these national policies to provide child health stakeholders in Nigeria with a shared understanding of the 2030 vision (SDG targets) for child health. The review focuses on the child health priorities, targets and strategies to achieve the 2030 vision as articulated in Nigeria’s key policy documents as well as identified needs and gaps that undermine progress towards these goals.  

Nigeria Rapid Desk Review.pdf1.02 MB
| English | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2018

Intent Research Phase 1: Co-Creating New Models of Engagement in Health Service Delivery- Summary of Activities

During this initial exploratory phase, we were  focused on understanding the stakeholder landscape within the two respective countries of focus: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Nigeria. We were specifically interested in engaging with key actors that operate within the various levels of government, as well as with partnering organizations that are involved in the implementation of Child Health programming.

Intent Research Phase 1- DRC and Nigeria.pdf9.46 MB
Report | English, French | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2020

Final Report: Re-imagining TA for MNCH & HSS in DRC Process

En souscrivant aux Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD), la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) a pris l’engagement de renforcer son système de santé fragile pour permettre de prestations des services de qualité et accessibles, particulièrement celles dévolues aux femmes, nouveau-nés, enfants et adolescents ainsi que l’amélioration de leur statut nutritionnel afin d’obtenir une réduction sensible et durable des taux de décès rapportés ces dernières décennies. Final Report: Re-imagining TA for MNCH & HSS in DRC Process- French2.05 MBFinal Report: Re-imagining TA for MNCH & HSS in DRC Process- English1.01 MB

Action Plan | English, French | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2020

Re-imagining TA in DRC: Roadmap and Blueprint for Change

From the March 2020 Integration workshop: diagrams in French and English of the Re-imagining TA in DRC: Roadmap and Blueprint.

Re-imagining TA in DRC Roadmap over Blueprint-English.pdf2.15 MBVisualisation de la feuille de route sur le parcours de l'AT.pdf594.8 KB
| English | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2019

Conceptualization, Prototypes & Tests Status Update Document

This document is a status quo documentation of the most recent design phase conducted for the Re-imagining TA project in the DRC. It is the continuation of the exploration and the understanding of the context and the development of insights, the ideation and prioritisation. 

This particular phase focused on the exploration of opportunity spaces identified in the previous workshop and the conceptualization of initial prototypes and their testing. This took place between May 5th and 12th 2019 with the majority of the co-creation team.

Conceptualization Prototypes & Tests Status Update DRC.pdf9.26 MB
Presentation | French | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2019

Re-imagining TA: From Concept to Prototype (French)

Diapositives de présentation, Reimaginons l’Appui Technique. Du concept au prototype.

6-10 Mai 2019

Re-imagining TA from Concept to Prototype FR.pdf6.08 MB
Report | | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2019

Insights & Ideation Workshop Report DRC

Workshop Goal and Objectives: The Redesigning Technical Assistance for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Health Systems Strenghtening Project (Project) organized an insight and ideation workshop in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from March 19-20, 2019 to generate, develop and communicating new ideas. The workshop aimed to develop a synergistic understand-ing of the current technical assistance (TA) challenges and opportunities faced by various actors in the DRC health system, and foster a collective ownership of the redesign process. 

Insight & Ideation Workshop Report DRC.pdf4.59 MB
Report | English | Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2018

Understanding the 2030 Vision: Rapid Desk Review of Strategic Documents for Child Health in DRC

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) strives to achieve the 2030 vision1, eliminating deaths due to
preventable causes and improving the wellbeing of mothers, newborns, children, and adolescents, the country
is focusing on high-impact interventions that target the leading causes of death among children under five years.
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) expanding the focus from child survival to incorporate the
concepts of “thrive” and “transform,” the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its partners will require targeted, Understanding the 2030 Vision DRC.pdf1004.66 KB

Presentation | English | | 2020

Medic Mobile & the CHT: COVID-19 Response (Medic Mobile, 2020)

Presentation made during the May 7, 2020 Child Health & COVID-19 webinar, on Medic Mobile's COVID-19 Response, including that use and adaptation of the Community Health Toolkit (CHT).

Medic Mobile & the CHT: COVID-19 Response (Medic Mobile, 2020)5.86 MB
Presentation | English | | 2020

Community-based Health Care in the Context of COVID-19 (IFRC, WHO, UNICEF)

Presentation made during the May 7, 2020 Child Health & COVID-19 webinar, on the newly released guidance from IFRC, WHO, and UNICEF, Community-based health care, including outreach and campaigns, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community-based Health Care in the Context of COVID-19 (IFRC, WHO, UNICEF)2.48 MB
Report | English | | 2020

Synthesis of Findings on Integrated Packages for Child Health Services (Friedman & Wolfheim, JSI/CHTF)

This paper highlights issues to consider when integrating policies and interventions for child health and development, in particular newborn care, nutrition, and activities beyond survival to help children thrive, including but not limited to early childhood development (ECD).

Synthesis of Findings on Integrated Packages for Child Health Services (Friedman & Wolfheim, JSI/CHTF)431.23 KB
Guide | English | | 2020

External Guidance on Private Sector Engagement for COVID-19 Response (USAID)

This document was released on April 21, 2020 and outlines USAID's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the private sector role in the response, and how the private sector can engage with USAID to support the immediate health response and second-order impact engagement.

External Guidance on Private Sector Engagement for COVID-19 Response (USAID)67.24 KB
Presentation | English | Pakistan, Bangladesh | 2020

Child Health & COVID-19 Response: Bangladesh, Pakistan (iSci Subgroup)

Presentation from the first webinar in the Child Health & COVID-19 Response Series on April 23, 2020, featuring experiences from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Child Health & COVID-19 Response: Bangladesh, Pakistan (iSci Subgroup)3.3 MB