Archive iCCM

Publication Highlight: Improving Medicines Access and Use for Child Health—A Guide to Developing Interventions

Improving Medicines Access and Use for Child Health—A Guide to Developing Interventions represents an up-to-date[i] and practical resource for those developing interventions to improve access to and use of medicines for child illness. While it primarily targets groups working in community organizations, health facilities, and district health offices, it could also be used within the … Read more

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SIAPS Showcases Its Work at the 15th Annual Global Health Mini-U

On March 4, SIAPS Program technical staff presented at the 15th Global Health Mini-University, a one-day learning forum for professionals and students in the field of global health. Hosted by USAID, the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the Global Health Professional and Organizational Development Program, the event featured more than … Read more

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Containing Antimicrobial Resistance Through Integrated Community Case Management

The integrated community case management (iCCM) of common killers of children under five (diarrhea, pneumonia and malaria) has been implemented in many low-income countries to increase access to treatment and prevent child deaths. iCCM, which has been hailed as a successful strategy by the WHO and UNICEF, involves the delivery of timely and low-cost interventions … Read more

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SIAPS at the CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference

SIAPS Principal Technical Advisor Jane Briggs presented on SIAPS work in integrated community case management (iCCM) at the 2015 CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Spring Conference. Briggs spoke at a session titled “Improving the Quality and Scale of National Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Activities through Programmatic Harmonization”, specifically focusing on the benefits of integrating … Read more

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Scaling Up Integrated Community Case Management in Burundi

The Burundi SIAPS team, in a one-MSH initiative led by Pascaline Harerimana and assisted by SIAPS Principal Technical Advisor Jane Briggs, supported the Burundi’s Ministry of Health (MoH) National Malaria Control Program to evaluate their pilot of community case management of malaria.  The objective was to inform the requirements for expanding services to include malaria, diarrhea, … Read more

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