About <span>ASSP</span>

About ASSP

The Department for International Development and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency allocated funding in the amount of £182,899,146 to support the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s efforts to improve the health of its citizens through the Access…

  • 2,832
    +
    PEP kits distributed within 72 hours of rape

    Although supply challenges hindered progress, ASSP provided 2,832 SGBV survivors with post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) kits to help protect them from contracting HIV.

  • 1,500,000
    +
    Births Attended at a Health Facility

    The ASSP construction program is enhancing health service delivery and quality by constructing new health centers made of durable materials.

  • 1,470
    +
    WASH infrastructure projects completed

    ASSP launched its Sanitary Health Center program and now 1,470 structures have been constructed in health centers and communities through out DRC.

  • 1,270,000
    +
    Pregnant Women Treated with IPTp

    To date, over 1 million women have have received two doses of IPTp for malaria in pregnancy in all assisted health zones, maintaining an average of 80% coverage.

ASSP Programs

ASSP is structured around the six WHO pillars of health systems strengthening, specifically: enhanced health service delivery and quality, improved and sustained human resources, enhanced and appropriate use of medicines and technologies, increased affordability of health services, appropriate and enhanced use of health services and, lastly, increased leadership and governance.

Nutrition

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Family Planning

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Infrastructure and Construction

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Medicines

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Improving Access for the Vulnerable and Needy

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Safe Deliveries

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WASH

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Immunizations

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Hospital Management Software

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DHIS2

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Malaria

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Clean Cookstove

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Community Health Endowment

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Leadership and Governance

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Gender and SGBV

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The Ambassador Program

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The Project at a Glance

According to the data, ASSP has made a substantial impact on the health and wellbeing of its beneficiaries.

Malnutrition Recovery Rate

Malnutrition Recovery Rate

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159 community hotline calls from July to September 2017

159 community hotline calls from July to September 2017

The Hotline has received 159 calls since January 2017. As the chart at right shows,…

Couple Years Protection

Couple Years Protection

Since the start of the project, ASSP has achieved 944,870 number of couple years of…

The number of births attended at a health facility by skilled health personnel

The number of births attended at a health facility by skilled health personnel

This indicator has steadily increased since the start of the project, from just 187,293 at…

ASSP Leadership

Dr. Larry Sthreshley has been a recognized leader in global public health for over 25 years, focusing primarily in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He…
Dr. Larry Sthreshley
  • Chief of Party
Dr. Shannon grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo where his father worked as a missionary ophthalmologist for the Presbyterian Mission Agency in the…
Dr. Scott Shannon
  • Deputy Chief of Party
Bernard Ngoy, MD, MPH, is a Congolese physician who received his Medical Doctor Diploma in General Human Medicine at the University of Kinshasa in 2001.…
Dr. Bernard Ngoy
  • Technical Director

Our Partners

ASSP is implemented by a consortium of organizations that work together at all levels of the health system to implement nutrition, obstetric and neonatal care, family planning, immunization as well as water, hygiene and sanitation interventions.

Contact ASSP

For more information on ASSP, please contact IMA World Health using any of the methods listed below.