Zambia

Setting up a national hospital accreditation program: the Zambian experience

In 1997, Zambia became one of the first countries in sub-Saharan Africa to launch a national hospital accreditation program. In mid-2000, a team of researchers was organized to assess the milestones and successes of the Zambian...

The Zambia Quality Assurance Program Final Evaluation

This document reports on an evaluation of the Quality Assurance Program (QAP) in Zambia. The evaluation took place in the fall of 1998, during the QAP's fifth year. The QAP's strategy was to build quality assurance (QA) capacity at the...

Zambia's hospital accreditation program yields important lessons

This report documents the development of the Zambian hospital accreditation program from 1997 onward and highlights the major milestones, important players, and sequence of events involved in the ongoing development of the program. Data...

Zambia pilot study of performance-based incentives

The purpose of the Performance-based Incentives Pilot Study was to develop and test a process for motivating staff and increasing performance by offering rewards for position contributions within the healthcare facility. The study was...

The Zambia accreditation program evaluation

This report documents the development of the Zambian hospital accreditation program from 1997 onward and highlights the major milestones, important players, and sequence of events involved in the ongoing development of the program. Data...

Assessing the functionality of job aids in supporting the performance of IMCI providers in Zambia

In cooperation with the Zambian Central Board of Health, the Quality Assurance Project investigated the way in which job aids could increase compliance with IMCI regulations throughout the country. Zambia was one of the first countries to...

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