Overcoming the gap in ophthalmological evaluation
Ensuring the multidisciplinary approach of children with microcephaly and Congenital Zika Syndrome (CSaZ) can be challenging for governments and cooperating agencies. Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Health Services in the context of Zika (ASSIST Zika), funded by USAID, has been working in El Salvador since 2016. Among its goals, it aims that, by 2019, at least 80% of all children affected by Zika have received 80% of the recommended actions of care according to age. This improvement story (in English and Spanish) shares advances in the ophthalmological evaluation of children in El Salvador.