West Bank

Using quality improvement to reduce hospital-acquired infections: Evaluation of the USAID ASSIST Project in the West Bank

Despite recent gains in health indicators in the Palestinian Territories, evidence from hospital studies suggests that the country is facing a surge in antibiotic-resistant infections due to a lack of standardized infection prevention and...

Rapid assessment of the service delivery and health systems challenges in emerging priority areas in the Middle East

Understanding the gaps in effective health system response and service delivery for NCDs is an essential first step to strengthen the capacity of the regional health system to respond to this emerging public health threats. In October 2016...

WHO Patient Safety and Infection Prevention Posters (in Arabic)

These posters are part of a comprehensive effort to improve patient safety and infection prevention and control in hospitals. These excellent WHO posters will help any hospital or health system in an Arabic-speaking country to prompt their...

Embedding quality improvement through a learning collaborative to reduce and sustain hospital-acquired infections in the West Bank

While life expectancy and mortality indicators in the Palestinian Territories have improved since 2010, hospitals across the West Bank and Gaza are experiencing an alarming surge in antibiotic resistance due to a lack of standardized...