Africa, Sub-Saharan

Strengthening the capacity of African institutions for improving the quality of nutrition programs: final report of the Greater Horn of Africa Initiative

Over the last few decades there have been major investments in nutrition programs in recognition of the contribution they can make toward reducing the underlying cause of morbidity and mortality among young children. Despite the continued...

Quality Assurance and Workforce Development Project: Year Five annual report. Performance period: July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007.

This annual report of the Quality Assurance and Workforce Development Project, widely known as the Quality Assurance Project or QAP, describes the activities and results of the contract during the fifth year of project implementation,...

Rwanda human resources assessment for HIV / AIDS services scale-up. Phase I report: National human resources assessment

This report presents findings from Phase 1 of an assessment of the human resources implications of HIV/AIDS services scale-up in Rwanda. Phase 1 of the study sought to document the number and type of staff currently employed at public and...

Assessing malaria treatment and control at peer facilities in Malawi

In Malawi, a country of 10 million people, 90 percent live in rural areas. Because malaria is transmitted by a mosquito vector, rural communities are particularly affected. The Secretary of Health recently announced that on average,...

The client perspective: helping district health teams measure and act upon client satisfaction data in Niger. QAP II Operations

This Quality Assurance Project aimed to design and test a feasible, valid and useful tool for measuring and acting upon client satisfaction data at the district level in Niger, West Africa. The research involves focus groups with a...

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