This guide describes the implementation of various methods used under LIFT to understand client- and household-level outcomes associated with participation in the referral network, and provides relevant tools to adapt for use in other projects conducting similar assessments. The guide is intended for implementers and operations researchers who seek guidance on layering lean data collection […]
Quality improvement (QI) is an established methodology to strengthen health service delivery and health systems. However, there are currently no widely available QI tools or guidance documents that focus on increasing the quality and functionality of multi-sectoral networks. This guide describes the implementation of a quality improvement initiative with stakeholders from multiple sectors and provides relevant […]
Bi-directional clinic-to-community referrals work to improve the health of individuals and the resilience of communities in which they live. Therefore, developing strong referral linkages is beneficial for improving health outcomes, particularly for populations living with HIV and AIDS. The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 3.0 commitment to support the United Nations Programme on […]
In many communities, the range of economic and health services remain unknown to, or under-utilized by, the community. Existing service delivery networks represent a complex web of local, national and international partners that often lack efficient referral processes for clients. Additionally, these service providers lack the ability to identify redundancies, communicate clearly between organizations, or […]
As communities analyze their own strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for change, a situational analysis can play a transformational role through increasing the awareness of all stakeholders as actors of change. From the national level to the community level, an SA provides a critical understanding of an array of interrelated factors—contextual vulnerabilities, societal gender and cultural […]
This introductory training package on household economic strengthening (HES) targets program implementers who work with vulnerable populations and consists for 4 modules: HES Day 1: Part 1 of an overview of three specific HES activities – transfer programs, savings groups, and enterprise development HES Day 2: Part 2 of the above module Assessing Organizational Capacity […]
LIFT’s Economic Strengthening for Vulnerable Children resource guide provides guidance on how to look at household economic vulnerability, livelihood needs and assets, and to undertake assessments to align select ES interventions with the needs of target beneficiaries and opportunities within local markets. The document focuses on one leading intervention in each of the three livelihood […]
This “HES 101” training provides a broad understanding about why economic strengthening is important for HIV and AIDS and OVC programs.