Bolivia

Institutionalization of Improvement in 15 HCI-supported Countries

This report presents findings from a preliminary assessment of institutionalization of continuous improvement activities across 15 HCI-supported countries using a framework consisting of elements that contribute to improvement at the national, regional/provincial, district, and service-delivery levels. Data were collected from 12 USAID Health Care Improvement Project countries.

Results of Collaborative Improvement: Effects on Health Outcomes and Compliance with Evidence-based Standards in 27 Applications in 12 Countries

This paper summarizes 10 years of evidence of the effectiveness of collaborative improvement in improving health outcomes and compliance with health care standards. The collaborative improvement approach was designed by the Institute for...

Evaluation of Collaborative Improvement: Effects on Health Outcomes and Compliance with Evidence-based Standards in 27 Applications in 12 Countries

This paper analyzes the effectiveness of collaborative improvement in improving health outcomes and compliance with health care standards using data from over 1,300 teams of health care providers who participated in 27 improvement collaboratives supported by USAID from 1998-2008.

Improving Tuberculosis Control in Rural Bolivia

In 2006, USAID/Bolivia asked the Quality Assurance Project (QAP) to work with its bilateral health project, Gestión y Calidad en Salud (GCS) and the National TB Control Program (NTP) of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to implement an...

Diagnóstico de la situación de la tuberculosis en dieciséis municipios priorizados de Bolivia

Con el fin de identificar oportunidades y necesidades de apoyo a las redes municipales de salud para mejorar el Programa Nacional de Control de la Tuberculosis (PNCT) de Bolivia, el Proyecto Gestión y Calidad en Salud en asocio con el...

Baseline assessments of essential obstetric care: Bolivia, Ecuador, and Honduras

In an attempt to address high maternal mortality and morbidity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) began the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Initiative to Reduce Maternal...

Improving Compliance with Standards for Essential Obstetric Care in Bolivia

The Case Study series presents real applications of quality assurance (QA) methods in developing countries at various health system levels, from national to community. The series focuses on QA applications in child survival, maternal and...

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