Using geo-spatial analysis to improve health service delivery and target zero-dose communities: examples from Ethiopia and Afghanistan
Each year, around ten million children receive no vaccinations at all.
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Using geo-spatial analysis to improve health service delivery and target zero-dose communities: examples from Ethiopia and Afghanistan
By Samim Rohany, Harun Asefa & Jonny Barty
On 31 August 2021
Each year, around ten million children receive no vaccinations at all.
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Delivery
The gender gap in COVID-19 vaccination and what to do about it
By Maria Antonieta Alva Luperdi & Jonny Barty
On 10 August 2021
Acknowledging the problem and implementing service delivery modalities customized for women are short-term actions governments can take to improve access to COVID-19 vaccinations. Placing more women in leadership positions is critical in the longer term.
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Education
Mitigating learning losses after COVID-19
By Ahmed Razzak and Fenton Whelan
On 08 June 2021
COVID-19 has worsened Africa’s learning crisis. However, with the right set of actions, governments can rapidly reverse this.
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Delivery
Mapping and understanding the needs of populations in urban slums
By Tsion Tewodros Fissaha and Jonny Barty
On 12 May 2021
Combining simple data collection tools, geo-spatial analysis, and local stakeholder expertise can be used to develop targeted solutions to improve EPI service delivery in urban slums.
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Public Health
Optimizing support for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout
By Maria Antonieta Alva Luperdi & Jonny Barty
On 11 May 2021
After more than a year fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are now turning their attention to the challenge of vaccinating their populations.
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Delivery
How mobile phones can strengthen supportive supervision and improve immunization services
By Mauro Cuna, Antonio Sambo, Kate Brownlow & Ahmed Razzak
On 10 May 2021
Since 2003, approximately a third of Mozambican children aged 12-23 months have not been fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. To help reduce the rate of under immunized children, Acasus has been working to improve leadership, management and coordination within the Expanded Programme for Immunization (EPI) in the country.
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interviews
Our Story in Chad - Interview with our Project Manager, Florian Guiod
By Luca Hajdú
On 06 May 2021
Today my guest is someone who has joined the Acasus team in Chad in the beginning of 2020 as a Senior Consultant and now leading the team in Chad as a Project Manager. I am pleased to welcome Florian Guiod who is going to share his and his team’s story with us today!
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Public Health
Not ready for the vaccine
By Ahmed Razzak and Fenton Whelan
On 26 April 2021
A few countries are setting the pace for the world both in terms of the speed at which they are rolling out Covid vaccines and the practices they are deploying in the process.
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Delivery
Using satellite imagery to improve immunization coverage in DRC
By Amani Lwanzo, Oriane Gascon and Parias Mukeba
On 06 April 2021
In 2017, surveys showed that only 1 in 3 children were fully immunized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), while 1 in 5 did not receive any vaccines at all (MICS).
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interviews
Insights of our Public Health Expert with Emily Wootton
By Luca Hajdú
On 18 March 2021
My role at Acasus is to advise on public health issues across the organizations, including all the countries in which Acasus works and other initiatives or projects, such as evaluations...
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interviews
Interview with Ahmed Razzak from Switzerland
By Luca Hajdú
On 17 March 2021
You are one of the people at Acasus who can easily be an example for others based on the six years that you have been with us.
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Public Health
Using ‘reminder bracelets’ to improve immunization coverage in Ethiopia
By Jonny Barty & Kirobel Begashaw
On 05 March 2021
GAVI estimates that in the countries it supports, one in five children ‘drop out’ of the schedule between their first and third dose of DPT, while 10 million children do not receive a single dose of DPT at all.
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Delivery
Simple processes for better logistics
By Florian Guiod, Achta Elimi and Karima Akhouna
On 23 February 2021
Logistics in developing countries are often perceived as insolvable nightmares: structural barriers such as vast territories, limited infrastructure and hot climates often come with inadequate processes. Implementing simplified routines and ensuring continuous improvement through the use of basic digital tools can help increase traceability, accountability and efficiency.
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interviews
Holidays across Acasus
By Lotti Timári
On 22 December 2020
Easter preparations in Ethiopia? Bread pudding in Pakistan? New year's Eve in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Find out how our diverse team celebrates favorite holidays around Africa, the Middle East and Europe!
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interviews
Women's Roundtable
By Lotti Timári
On 30 November 2020
What are the challenges for female professionals in different developing countries? Five incredible women working on creating a huge impact in health and education, share stories about their experiences and the situation about gender equality in their societies.
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interviews
Interview with Christelle Mputu from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
By Lotti Timári
On 22 September 2020
Read the interview to find out more about the current situation of the pandemic and get to know the projects we are working on.
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interviews
Interview with Bahman Shahi from Afghanistan
By Lotti Timári
On 03 August 2020
Read the interview to find out more about the current situation in the country and get to know the projects we are working on.
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interviews
Interview with Jahangir Bazai Khan from Pakistan
By Lotti Timári
On 30 June 2020
Read the interview to find out more about the current situation of the pandemic and get to know the projects we are working on.
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interviews
Interview with Kirobel Begashaw from our team in Ethiopia
By Dora Forgacs
On 02 June 2020
Read the interview to find out more about the projects we are working on.
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Education
The science of detecting false data
By Fenton Whelan
On 19 November 2019
Leaders of health and education systems often rely on datasets that are inaccurate or incomplete.
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Education
Making Incentive Funds Work
By Fenton Whelan & Amine El Mourid
On 24 September 2019
Many organizations use ‘funds’ to catalyze change. A few tricks can boost their effectiveness.
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Education
Case for intervention in private schools
By Fenton Whelan, Jonny Barty & Max Balestra
On 05 August 2019
Large numbers of children in developing countries attend private rather than government schools.
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Education
Building on what’s worked to transform health and education in Nigeria
By Will Anderson
On 20 May 2019
Many reform efforts continue the status quo or apply radical solutions to common problems. In our experience the best approach is far simpler - understand what’s already working and use those insights to improve the system.
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Delivery
Shining the spotlights on solutions
By Fenton Whelan
On 20 May 2019
Focusing on solutions is far more powerful than focusing on problems.
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Delivery
Using rankings to incentivise performance improvements
By Fenton Whelan & Will Anderson
On 26 April 2019
Rankings can drive big improvements in performance. They can also generate disagreements and gaming. Understanding the nuances of ranking systems is key to using them effectively.
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Public Health
Driving demand for safer births in Pakistan
By Bilal Khan & Will Anderson
On 19 April 2019
In North West Pakistan Acasus has been supporting the government to rapidly increase the utilization of recently upgraded public health services. Four strategies in combination are achieving strong results.
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Delivery
Strengthening school leadership to improve education in Peru
By Fenton Whelan and Richelle George
On 20 March 2019
Improving school leadership is critical to raising educational outcomes.
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Delivery
The hard bits: Where can experts and donors make a difference?
By Fenton Whelan
On 19 March 2019
How change really happens on the ground.
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عربي
استخدام دليفري لإطلاق الإصلاحات
الكاتب ريشل جورج
يوم ٢٩ يناير (كانون الثاني) ٢٠١٩
إطلاق الإصلاحات ليس سهلاً ؛ و لكن دليفري يستطيع المساعدة
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عربي
سبعة أفكار من أجل مدارس أفضل
الكاتب فنتن ويلان
يوم ١٨ يناير (كانون الثاني) ٢٠١٩
لماذا لا تزداد إنتاجية المدارس كما هو الحال في العالم بأكمله؟
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عربي
لماذا لا تساهم الفصول الدراسية الصغيرة في تحسين التعلم
الكاتب فنتن ويلان
يوم ١٨ يناير (كانون الثاني) ٢٠١٩
إن استخدام الفصول الدراسية الصغيرة يعني عددًا أكبر من المعلمين ، وهو ما يعني دائمًا قدرًا أقل من التعلم.
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عربي
القسائم و المدارس الخاصة منخفضة التكلفة
الكاتب فنتن ويلان
يوم ١٨ يناير (كانون الثاني) ٢٠١٩
عندما يتم التنفيذ بعناية ، فإن توفير قسائم للأطفال ليتمكنوا من الالتحاق بمدرسة خاصة منخفضة التكلفة يمكن أن يزيد من إمكانية حصولهم على التعليم.
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Delivery
A Guide to Setting Targets
By Fenton Whelan
On 03 January 2019
Targets are an essential element of a delivery effort, though they need to be defined and used carefully.
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Education
Vouchers and low-cost private schools
By Fenton Whelan
On 03 January 2019
When implemented carefully, providing children with vouchers to attend low-cost private school can raise access and learning.
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Education
7 Big ideas for better schools
By Fenton Whelan
On 19 December 2018
The world’s productivity is improving. But why aren’t schools?
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Delivery
Using Delivery to launch reform
By Richelle George
On 14 December 2018
Launching reform isn’t easy; Delivery can help.
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Education
Why smaller classes sizes don’t improve learning
By Fenton Whelan and Richelle George
On 10 December 2018
Smaller class sizes mean more teachers, which almost always means less learning.
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عربي
تعزيز التدخل التكنولوجي
الكاتب فنتن ويلان و إيما هاناي
يوم ٢٦ نوفمبر (تشرين ثاني) ٢٠١٨
تطوير التكنولوجيا القادرة على إيجاد حلول; أربعة نصائح لتحسين التدخل التكنولوجي في الدول النامية. تقدم التكنولوجيا إمكانات هائلة لتطوير خدمات القطاع العام في الدول النامية.
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Français
Explorer les trois éléments essentiels pour vacciner plus d'enfants
Par Will Anderson & Daniela Amura
Le 21 novembre 2018
Tout ce qui est nécessaire est un vaccin, un vaccinateur et des bénéficiaires, la combinaison de ces éléments est le défi.
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عربي
تحقيق مكاسب سريعة للنواتج الصحية في خيبر بختونخوا
الكاتب سيد أكبر
يوم ٢١ نوفمبر (تشرين ثاني) ٢٠١٨
كيف تساهم الإجراءات الروتينية للإدارة في إنجاح تطبيق الإصلاحات الصحية في خيبر بختونخوا
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Delivery
Why not to build a Delivery Unit
By Fenton Whelan & Will Anderson
On 17 September 2018
“Delivery” is a set of approaches, tools, and guidelines used to help governments improve implementation.
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Public Health
The fastest increase in immunization coverage ever recorded
By Fenton Whelan
On 06 September 2018
A glimpse into how 4000 smartphones transformed immunization monitoring in Punjab, Pakistan.
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Public Health
Exploring the three essential elements to vaccinate more children
By Will Anderson & Daniela Amura
On 30 August 2018
All that is required is a vaccine, vaccinator and beneficiaries, combining these elements is the challenge.
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Careers
Amine in the DRC
By Daniela Amura & Amine El Mourid
On 28 August 2018
“The work is highly challenging but incredibly rewarding - the strong implementation focus means I get to directly see the impact of my work”
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Delivery
When Delivery does not work
By Fenton Whelan & Will Anderson
On 16 August 2018
Our research has discovered the seven main reasons why Delivery fails.
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Français
Quand Delivery ne fonctionne pas
Par Fenton Whelan & Will Anderson
Le 14 août 2018
Delivery est une approche pour aider les gouvernements à améliorer la mise en œuvre.
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عربي
عندما لا ينجح (Delivery ) في إنجاز العمل
الكاتب ويل اندرسون و فنتن ويلان
يوم ١٠ أغسطس (آب) ٢٠١٨
اكتشف الباحثون ان هناك الاسباب الرئسية لفشل الديليفري
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Delivery
The power of granular data systems
By Will Anderson & Jonny Barty
On 08 August 2018
How granular data monitoring systems provide a platform for better decision making.
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عربي
قوة أنظمة البيانات التفصيلية
الكاتب ويل أندرسون
يوم ١٩ يوليو( تموز) ٢٠١٨
كيف توفر أنظمة البيانات التفصيلية منبرا لاتخاذ القرار بطريقة أفضل
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عربي
المراقبة المستقلة هي سبب هام للتطور الكبير في المرافق الصحية في منطقة بنجاب الباكستانية
الكاتب فنتن ويلان
يوم ١٠ يوليو( تموز) ٢٠١٨
كيف ساهم فريق المراقبة المستقلة في تمكين الحكومة من تسريع التطورات في المرافق الصحية.
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