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The spread of false or misleading information through digital and social media platforms exacerbates societal conflicts, pollutes information flows and civic discourse during political processes, may adversely impact physical and mental well-being, and in some of the most tragic cases, has been a factor to spinning up violent activity around the world.
USAID Contribution
From the outset, the AflaSTOP project in Kenya had an ambitious vision: widespread farmer adoption of grain storage and drying technologies that impact aflatoxin – a harmful toxin to humans and animals. This case study focuses on AflaSTOP’s drying component in particular and how a CLA approach is helping us overcome...
Community Contribution
The Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability (SDS) Program is a 6-year USAID-funded project in Uganda. The program is USAID’s vehicle for empowering local governments in Uganda to drive the decentralization process, a necessary condition for sustained improvement in social sector services.SDS grants aim at...
Community Contribution
| By Ella Hoxha
The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) is an interdisciplinary partnership between USAID and MIT. The goal is to create a methodological framework that allows development organizations to evaluate technologies they may use to help people living in poverty. The cornerstone of our method lies on...
Community Contribution
As part of a pilot implemented at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital in 2012, standard CD4 blood tests were routinized for chronic care HIV and AIDS patients before they were rolled out to other supported facilities by the Strengthening Uganda's Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project. This activity was...
Community Contribution
In 2012, the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre began implementing a pilot “Test, Treat and Prevent HIV” initiative for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (TG) population, which constitutes almost half of new infections in Thailand. When there was a need and opportunity to expand this initiative, USAID,...
Community Contribution
The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project (ASSIST) was asked to run a pilot program with 30 health facilities and implementing partners (IPs) to improve the quality of safe male circumcision (SMC) in Uganda after an external assessment found major gaps in quality of service provision. Our main...
Community Contribution
This case was submitted as part of the KM Impact Challenge in 2011.
Community Contribution