USAID/SUSTAIN hosted a transition and learning event in Kampala on October 11, 2017. Attended by key representatives from the Ministry of Health, USAID, and implementing partners, the high-profile event symbolized the official handover of fifteen SUSTAIN-supported health facilities to new implementing partners according to a recent geographical reorganization by USAID/Uganda.
The project has achieved impressive results over the years and key achievements highlighted below were showcased at the event;
To transfer the knowledge the project gained over the past seven years of implementation, and to guide future interventions to improve HIV service delivery in Uganda, the project developed a series of publications to share with stakeholders.
SUSTAIN now focus its efforts in the Lango and Acholi Sub-regions in Northern Uganda where it will work with 16 districts previously supported by the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project.
Links to some of the publications shared at the event:
Quality Improvement Change Packages: Synthesis of the most robust and effective quality improvement interventions to improve tuberculosis care, VMMC services, supply chain management, continuous quality improvement approaches, prevention of mother-to-child transmission services, nutrition services, monitoring and evaluation, laboratory services, HIV care and treatment, and adolescent friendly services in SUSTAIN-supported hospitals in Uganda
Best Practices Handbook Series: Documentation of SUSTAIN’s experience in elimination of mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT), health management information systems, HIV care and treatment, HIV testing services, human resources for health, laboratory services, nutrition, supply chain management, TB/HIV, VMMC service delivery over the last seven years to facilitate learning about what actions do and do not work among implementers so that they can replicate best practices
- Transition and Learning Event Booklet:The transition and learning event book captures USAID/SUSTAIN's experiences, successes, and lessons over the years of project implementation. https://sustainuganda.org/content/usaidsustains-transition-and-learning-event-book