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Table 2 Rigorous monitoring and evaluation of health systems innovations

From: Shared learning in an interconnected world: innovations to advance global health equity

“Diagonal approach” to HIV treatment rollout focused on health systems strengthening [28]
Task-shifting of HIV care and treatment from physicians to nurses [29] and community health workers [30]
Provision of food and transportation assistance to support adherence among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients [31]
School-based vaccination and community health worker tracing of out-of-school girls for Africa’s first human papillomavirus vaccination program [32]
Leveraging local expertise to increase enrollment in the health insurance system [33]
Mobile phone- and internet-based monitoring, evaluation, and reporting system for HIV diagnosis, care, and treatment [34, 35]
The “Single Project Implementation Unit” to coordinate donor funds, and financial mechanisms for the provision of technical assistance to other low-income countries [36]
A “Mentoring and Enhanced Supervision of Health Centers” strategy to improve the quality of care delivered by nurse-providers at rural health centers [37]
Intervention coverage and quality improvement monitoring of national malaria [38] and integrated TB-HIV programs [39]
Collaborations with traditional healers to explore possible therapeutic efficacy of herbal medicines [16]