Knowledge Management Services (KMS)

The KMS Task Order Provides Products and Services to the Bureau for Global Health

  • Development of technical, analytical, financial and statistical reports to guide the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) technical direction, leadership, services to the field and reporting to the U.S. Congress.
  • Analyses and synthesis of health program and financial data for decision-making.
  • Editing, formatting and proofing support for print and web-based products, including brochures, fact sheets, issue briefs, reports to Congress and e-newsletters.
  • Information dissemination products such as fast-draw animations and evidence-based success stories.
  • Educational and public information functions such as conferences and technical meetings in the United States and abroad.
  • Information systems designed to allow for the integration and access of varied information sources through a central platform.

KMS Analyses for Knowledge Management and Decision Making

  • The United States Government Action Plan on Children in Adversity was developed based on KMS’s evidence review process, which culminated in the December 2011 U.S. Government Evidence Summit on Protecting Children Outside of Family Care. Five additional papers with an emphasis on evidence reviewed for the Summit are forthcoming in Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal.
  • Issue Briefs were developed by KMS for World AIDS Day through synthesizing information on two topics.
  • The Eastern Europe & Eurasia (E&E) Family Planning Legacy Report [PDF, 4.7MB] highlights the success of USAID’s investment in family planning in the E&E region. It incorporates historical information and data from the region in a user-friendly document.
  • Annual Performance Reports: Each year KMS analyzes the latest data for maternal and child health, population and family planning and nutrition for the Annual Performance Report to Congress, which demonstrates USAID’s progress across each technical area.

Reports and Information Dissemination Products by KMS

Reports

E-newsletters and e-bulletins

Graphic and video products to enhance visual storytelling of global health events, topics and successes

Websites developed and maintained by KMS

Knowledge Management Systems Maintained by KMS

  • Health Research Program (HaRP): Through its collaborating partners, HaRP identifies child health challenges in resource-constrained countries and countries in transition and designs the most effective approaches to overcome them: www.harpnet.org.
  • Population-Level Behavior Change Evidence Summit Portal: A dynamic interactive portal was created to enable Evidence Review Team collaboration before, during and after the summit, creating a compelling user experience and presenting a unified brand. The portal provides specific collaboration tools, including a public facing website, pages for the collaborative partners and summit participants. Document sharing and collaboration capabilities with check-in/check-out and version control, dedicated and team specific message boards and threaded discussions were all used for direct communication between summit participants: http://behavioralchange.hsaccess.org.

Last updated: May 16, 2014

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