American Public Health Association Conference Presentations
“Encouraging postabortion family planning in the Kyrgyz Republic: New approaches to address client and provider barriers,” Leah Levin, Regional Program Coordinator, Europe and Eurasia
“Hear them and they will come: Community-provider dialogue improves services and increases clients at a Dominican clinic,” Ann Lion Coleman, Senior Management Advisor
“Measuring provider performance: Challenges in capturing behavior and accomplishments for evaluation of FP/RH programs,” Alfredo Fort, Associate Director for Research and Evaluation
“Overcoming obstacles, increasing access and quality: A plan for family-friendly reproductive health care in Armenia,” Leah Levin, Regional Program Coordinator, Europe and Eurasia
“Mobilized for quality: Community-provider partnerships for increased use of reproductive health services in Rwanda” (poster), Margaret Rabb, Communications Director
“Putting it in practice: Applied learning improves health promoter knowledge in the Dominican Republic” (poster), Margaret Rabb, Communications Director
“Rising above the stigma: Promoting VCT and partner involvement for pregnant women in Rwanda” (poster), Pape Gaye, Senior Vice President of IntraHealth International
Global Health Council Conference Presentations
“A new sense of place: Community mapping in the Dominican Republic’s bateyes,” Laura Murray, Manager of Community Projects for Latin America and the Caribbean
“Birth-spacers: An underserved population for family planning,” William H. Jansen II, Director of Intrah
“Diagnosing the pain of provider performance: Results from a performance factor mix study in Armenia,” Lauren Voltero, Performance Improvement Specialist
“Private nurse-midwives: An ideal cadre for community-level postabortion care in Kenya,” Rich Mason, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
“Skilled providers, more clients: Implementing an essential services package in Bangladesh,” Shalini Shah
“Supportive supervision for auxiliary nurse-midwives” (poster), Maj-Britt Dohlie, Supportive Supervision Specialist
PRIME II End-of-Project Event
Family Planning and HIV/AIDS Integration: Identifying Missed Opportunities, Anne Wilson (PATH)
Improving Primary Providers’ Response to Gender Issues: Three PRIME II Interventions, Constance Newman (IntraHealth)
Innovation in Learning Technology: An Interactive Simulation Using a DVD, Jim McCaffery (TRG)
The PRIME II Monitoring and Evaluation Model: Balancing Rigor and Practicality, Alfredo Fort (PATH) and Rich Mason (IntraHealth)
Postabortion Care: Key Ingredients to Scale-Up at the Primary Level, Maureen Corbett (IntraHealth)
Performance Improvement: What Makes It Work?, Marc Luoma (TRG)
Active Management of the Third Stage of Labor: Lessons Learned from Benin, Mali and Ethiopia, Boniface Sebikali (IntraHealth)
The PRIME II Approach to Training and Learning, Pape Gaye (IntraHealth)
“Essential elements of postabortion care: Origins, evolution and future directions,” by Maureen R. Corbett, Senior Reproductive Health Program Specialist, and Katherine L. Turner. In International Family Planning Perspectives, Vol. 29, No. 3, September 2003.
“Measurement and evaluation in performance improvement in international reproductive health,” by Edgar Mecochea and Alfredo L. Fort, Associate Director for Research and Evaluation. In Performance Improvement Journal, Vol. 42, No. 8, September 2003.
“The future of performance improvement in international health,” by Marc Luoma, Performance Improvement Director. In Performance Improvement Journal, Vol. 42, No. 8, September 2003.
“Mobilizing Communities for Obstetric and Neonatal Emergencies,” by David Nelson, Senior
Writer. In Global HealthLink, No. 122, July/August 2003.
“Defining the components of ‘performance’ in family planning/reproductive health for conceptual clarity
and sound measurement,” by Alfredo L. Fort, Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, and Constance J. Newman, Reproductive Health Technical Program Specialist. In The Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries, June 26, 2003.
“A case/comparison study in the Eastern Region of Ghana on effects of incorporating selected reproductive health services on family planning services,” by Judith Fullerton, Alfredo L. Fort, Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, and Kulmindar Johal. In Midwifery, Vol. 19, March 2003.
“At work they are my second eyes: Glasses for midwives,” by David Nelson, Senior Writer. In Global HealthLink, No. 118, November/December 2002.
“Safe motherhood clinical skills: A self-paced learning intervention for Ghanaian nurse-midwives,” by Nancy Kiplinger, Instructional Design Specialist. In Global HealthLink, No. 118,
“Empowering frontline staff to improve the quality of family planning services: a case study in Tanzania,” by Maj-Britt Dohlie, Supervision Specialist, Erin Mielke, Grace Wambwa, and Anatole Rukonge. In Responding to Cairo: Case Studies of Changing Practices in Reproductive Health and Family Planning, edited by N. Haberland and D. Measham, Population Council, April 2002.
“Following up performance: Lessons from the field,” by Constance J. Newman, Reproductive Health Technical Program Specialist. In Performance Improvement Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, January 2002.