Health systems


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This short video is a brief overview of the work that SPRING has been doing in the Kyrgyz Republic since the project began in 2014.


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We developed this brief, which explores SPRING’s work in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as a companion brief on our work in Ghana for designers and implementers of multi-sectoral nutrition...

Location: Kyrgyz Republic


Today’s world faces a double burden of malnutrition,  with almost three billion people either undernourished, overweight, or obese (FAO 2013).

Keywords: Health systems
Location: Online

To improve nutrition outcomes, services such as nutrition assessment, nutrition counseling, instruction regarding nutrition-sensitive agriculture, and education on healthy eating must be...

Keywords: Health systems
Location: Online


Photo of the group at the BFHI awards ceremony, four people smile and pose holding a large plaque. Caption: At-Bashy FMC is awarded BFHI certification. (pictured left to right) Jarkyn  Ibraeva, Deputy Governor of Naryn oblast, Nurgul Ibraeva Senior Specialist of MOH, Nurdin Aliev Director of At-Bashy FMC, and Sadat Sattarova Head of Save the Children International Kyrgyzstan office.

USAID, Ministry of Health, and oblast government representatives attended the BFHI award ceremony for three facilities in Jalalabad on January 31, 2018. On the same day, MOH and oblast...

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Key participants of the Micronutrient Powders Consultation wrote a series of three articles to discuss and elevate the literature on micronutrient powder implementation research.

SPRING SBCC Team Lead Peggy Koniz-Booher facilitates a discussion on Referral Systems/Pathways in a breakout session.

SPRING hosted a joint meeting of the MIYCN-FP Integration and the FP-Immunization Integration Working Groups to discuss ways to further integrate service delivery.

SPRING, GHS training of District Health Staff on anemia curriculum in Tamale. Taken during a session on iron-, vitamin A- and vitamin C-rich food.

SPRING/Ghana is supporting the Ghana Health Service in building the capacity of its health workers and community health volunteers of the Northern Region to tackle the major public health...

U.S. Ambassador Jackson engages with Kasuliyili CHPS Compound staff on available health services.

U.S. Ambassador Jackson visits the community-based health planning and services compound in Kasuliyili


Photo of two people posing with a large plaque. USAID Health Project Management Specialist Aisha Zhorobekova presents the BFHI certification plaque to Abdulbaki Yrysbekov, Director of Karakul General Medicine Practice Center in Jalalabad oblast.

USAID, Ministry of Health, and oblast government representatives attended the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) award ceremony for three facilities in Jalalabad on January 31, 2018....

Billboards are one of many varieties of social behavior change communication tools used to increase health-related knowledge among communities

SPRING conducted the fieldwork component of a nutrition needs assessment in Sierra Leone to contribute to post Ebola virus disease (EVD) response efforts.



In collaboration with the USAID-funded Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) project, SPRING has gathered data around key nutrition responsibilities for CHW in 9 countries that can be...


Anemia working group members

SPRING works at the national level on a range of nutrition issues, including anemia, deworming, and advocating for the inclusion of nutrition in pre-service training of healthcare providers...

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SPRING provides technical assistance to partners rolling out the Nigeria Community and Facility Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Package for its use in uniform training and information...

Resource Review Summaries

The latest Global Nutrition Report explores nutrition benchmarks through the framework of the SDGs, noting that a significant population has been left behind from the recent improvements to...

USAID's Office of Health Systems released this landmark report which presents evidence linking health systems strengthening (HSS) interventions to measurable impacts on health outcomes for...

Keywords: Health systems

The document serves as a simple guide on how the overall ENA framework is conceived to incorporate nutrition into all available contact opportunities in the health sector and beyond, how to...