Rwanda

There Is Much to Learn When You Listen: Citizen Engagement in High- and Low-Income Countries

It is important engage and solicit feedback from citizens when developing the health care policies that will affect them. However, citizen engagement can be difficult to implement in practice – and often more so in low- and middle-income...

District Partnerships Enhance Community Participation for RMNCH in Rwanda

ICHC Blog Series

This post is part of the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference blog series.

By: Telesphore Kabore, Community Mobilization Advisor, Save the Children USA

La Qualité en Action au Rwanda Études de Cas

Cette collection d’études de cas en bref décrit examples des experiences de 30 instances de l’améloration de la qualité par l’identification et la résolution des problems en équipe. Ce travail été exécuté en Rwanda de 1998 à 2002. En...

CHW Regional Meeting: Country Follow-up Plans and Actions

The USAID-sponsored Community Health Worker (CHW) Regional Meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was intended as a forum through which to demonstrate and discuss tools and strategies to strengthen the functionality, scale-up and...

CHW Regional Meeting | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 19-21, 2012

The USAID-sponsored Community Health Worker (CHW) Regional Meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from June 19 to 21, 2012, was attended by over 60 government and nongovernmental (NGO) representatives from six African countries (Ethiopia,...

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.

Factors Associated with Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Rwanda: A Multi-site Study

Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) will result in better health outcomes. However, studies investigating such adherence usually examine only part of adherence requirements: They study the number of pills taken, but not whether they...

HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma, Fear, and Discriminatory Practices among Healthcare Providers in Rwanda

In response to concerns that stigma and discrimination pose barriers to access to healthcare services for patients with HIV or AIDS, the Quality Assurance Project surveyed 110 healthcare providers in six health facilities in Rwanda in late...

Comparison of two methods for determining provider attendance during normal labor and delivery: results from Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica

The Quality Assurance Project (QAP) compared two data collection methods used to determine the number and type of providers who attended 245 obstetric cases in hospitals in Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Rwanda. Each case was viewed as...

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