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Sustaining Better Maternal and Newborn Care and Quality Improvement in Niger: Challenges and Successes | Niger

Little research has been done to characterize or describe the level of institutionalization achieved at the end of formal collaborative improvement activities. Beginning in 2006, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Niger, with support from the...

Niger| Human Resources for Health Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: December, 2011 Aims/objectives: The collaborative focuses on the management of Human Resources for Health in Niger to improve the performance of health workers and...

Client job aids to reduce antimicrobial resistance in Niger and use of an obstetric care management map in Uganda

The development and effectiveness of job aids to improve caretaker compliance with antibiotic regimens for the treatment of pneumonia in children and the development and effectiveness of a case management map in Uganda. A presentation from...

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.

Niger: Quality Improvement for Maternal-Newborn Health Services

On average a Nigerien woman faces a 1 in 7 risk of dying from pregnancy complications over the course of her lifetime, one of the highest maternal mortality risks in the world. Post-partum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal...

Niger country report: Tahoua project

This study evaluated the Tahoua Quality Assurance (QA) Project in Niger. The project aimed to improve the delivery of critical primary health care service by training, clarify clinical and management standards, monitor, and put in place a...

The Niger QAP / BASICS joint project

This summary presents the objectives, findings, lessons learned, and recommendations of the Fall 1998 evaluation of a quality assurance (QA) program in Niger. The Niger QA Project (QAP) began in the Tahoua region in 1993. In 1997 the...

Developing job aids to increase adherence to an antibiotic regimen in children with pneumonia in Niger

The development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has increased the worldwide threat of infectious disease. Strategies to curb the development of AMR include improving (1) patient counseling and (2) antibiotic regimen adherence. The...

Helping district teams measure and act on client satisfaction data in Niger

This paper presents a summary of the Quality Assurance Project's operations research project entitled "The client perspective: helping district teams measure and act on client satisfaction data in Niger." Implemented in two stages, the...

Compliance, workload, and the cost of using the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness algorithm in Niger.

Previous studies have reported that increased compliance with IMCI guidelines is associated with longer client-provider interaction times and lower drug costs. This paper presents the results of a study of the relationship between IMCI...

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