2017 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care is the premier international learning event on improving health care. Sponsored by the British Medical Journal and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the International Forum aims to improve outcomes for patients and communities, provide practical ideas that can be implemented in the workplace, promote research into quality and safety improvement, foster effective innovation, and connect health care leaders and practitioners worldwide. The 2017 Forum will be held in London, England, April 26-28, 2017. The USAID ASSIST Project staff will lead the following sessions. Times listed are in BST. 

  • “Gender is critical to improving quality of care” presented by Taroub Faramand, WI-HER, LLC, on Thursday 27 April from 0830-0900
  • “Community-level improvement teams increase patient-centeredness in Uganda, Tanzania and Botswana” presented by Kim Stover, Mabel Namwabira, Kesaobaka Dikgole, and Stephen Hobokela on Thursday 27 April 1100-1215
  • “Analyze & improve across the care continuum for Febrile Illness in Malawi” presented by Lisa Dolan-Branton and Tiwonge Moyo on Thursday 27 April 1100-1130
  • “The Sound of Improvement: Insights from the Salzburg Global Seminar on How do we learn about Improving Healthcare” presented by M. Rashad Massoud and Leighann Kimble. Thursday 27th April, 1315-1430
  • “What we’ve learned from cost-effectiveness studies of improvement interventions” presented by Edward Broughton on Thursday 27 April from 1315-1430

In addition, ASSIST staff will present two posters at the Forum:

  • “National-level scale-up of a maternal and newborn health intervention in Niger” presented by Maina Boucar
  • “Improvement strategies to reduce preventable newborn death and stillbirth” presented by Tamar Chitashvili

ASSIST is also sponsoring four MOH Uganda staff to attend the International Forum: Henry Mwebesa, Christopher Oleke, Joshua Muzinguzi, and Anthony Mbonye. ASSIST Chief of Party Esther Karamagi will accompany the MOH delegation.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 08:30 to Friday, April 28, 2017 - 18:30
London, England