ISQua Fellowship Webinar: Sustaining Improvement with Dr. Esther Karamagi Nkolo, COP, ASSIST/Uganda


About the Webinar
This session will focus on theories and practices of sustainability of quality improvement. Dr. Esther Karamagi, ASSIST/Uganda Chief of Party, will provide a broad description of what it takes to sustain improvement, together with specific examples of applying these principles and actions to sustain quality at national and sub-national levels in a low-income setting. Fundamental loopholes in initiatives to improve health care that do not sustain the gains will also be discussed. The session brings in the perspective of health care improvement in a low-income setting, but the principles and experiences shared in this session can be applied to all settings.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what types of improvement are more easily sustained and which are harder to sustain.
  • Understand principles for sustaining improvement.

Intended Audience
All people working in health care and public health.

Thursday, 2 August, 2018


Washington, D.C. 08:00
Lagos/London 13:00
Geneva 14:00
Kampala 15:00
New Delhi 17:30

All ISQua Fellowship Programme participants will be automatically registered for this webinar.

If you are interested in registering for the ISQua Fellowship click here.

If you would like to find out more about the ISQua Fellowship Programme, please contact Caroline Usher.

About the Presenter
Esther Karamagi has a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery, and a master’s degree in infectious diseases from the London School of Medicine and Hygiene. She has been working in the Public Health arena in Africa for over 12 years. Esther’s career started with clinical practice in rural settings, followed by clinical practice in Kampala, a typical low income country cosmopolitan city. For the last nine years, she has worked with University Research Co., LLC (URC) to expand the knowledge on improving the quality of health and social care in low income settings, focusing on a range of technical areas, including HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, leadership, and maternal, newborn and child health.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 08:00 to 09:00
International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)
Contact Name: 
Esther Karamagi
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