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Quality of care
Journal Article
Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities, Liberia

Problem The lack of proper water and sanitation infrastructures and poor hygiene practices in health-care facilities reduces facilities’ preparedness and response to disease outbreaks and decreases the communities’ trust in the health ser...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Observations of infection prevention and control practices in primary health care, Kenya

Objective To assess compliance with infection prevention and control practices in primary health care in Kenya...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Implementation research to improve quality of maternal and newborn health care, Malawi

Objective To evaluate the impact of a performance-based financing scheme on maternal and neonatal health service quality in Malawi...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Policy seminar
Policy Seminar - Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care'
14 June 2017
Salle A, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Blog
Quality of routine labor and delivery care in Uttar Pradesh, India: Are private facilities better?
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In India, the percentage of women who delivered in a health facility increased from roughly 35% in 2000 to 79% in 2014 ...

Quality of care SDG3 Health-care
Blog
Building the learning agenda: Spotlight on the Global Learning Laboratory for Quality Universal Health Coverage
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Improving the delivery of quality health services is messy! Vast amounts of knowledge and experience is being generated daily...

Health Quality of care SDG3
Working Paper
Quality of routine essential care during childbirth: Clinical observations of uncomplicated births in Uttar Pradesh, India

Objective: To evaluate the quality of essential care during normal labour and childbirth in maternity facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India...

Childbirth India Quality of care
Working Paper
Changing the narratives for patient safety

Patient safety is a global public health issue, causing death and suffering in all types of patients and incurring costs in all countries...

Global health Narratives of patient safety Quality of care
Working Paper
Developing global indicators for quality of maternal and newborn care: A feasibility assessment

Objective: To assess the feasibility of applying the World Health Organization’s proposed 15 indicators of quality of care for maternal and newborn health at health-facility level in low- and middle-income settings...

Healthcare Maternal health Maternity services
Working Paper
Improving the quality of hospital care for children by supportive supervision: A cluster randomized trial, Kyrgyzstan

Objective: To determine whether periodic supportive supervision after a training course improved the quality of paediatric hospital care in Kyrgyzstan, where inappropriate care was common but in-hospital postnatal mortality was low...

Cluster randomized trial Kyrgyzstan Paediatric hospital care
Working Paper
Variation in quality of primary-care services in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania

Objective: To analyse factors affecting variations in the observed quality of antenatal and sick-child care in primary-care facilities in seven African countries...

Antenatal care Sick-child care Quality of care
Working Paper
Quality of care: Measuring a neglected driver of improved health

The quality of care provided by health systems contributes towards efforts to reach sustainable development goal 3 on health and wellbeing...

Health interventions Health systems Quality of care
Blog
Measuring outpatient safety at scale: infection prevention and control practices in Kenya

Primum non nocere — first, do no harm. This most basic tenet of medical care is routinely violated in clinics and hospitals around the world today ...

Quality of care Health SDG3
Journal Article
Changing the narratives for patient safety

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Maternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: measuring and improving quality

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Quality of care: measuring a neglected driver of improved health

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
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