Case Study

Improving access to quality education in Nakanyanja Primary School in Mkata area in Mangochi District, Malawi

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a team of government extension workers and community members from five villages in Mangochi District used quality improvement methods to mobilise community...

Improving household food security in Mwanganya area through community involvement in Karonga District, Malawi

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a group of community members agreed to improve their household food security situation during the hunger months with support from a multi-sectoral team of...

Improving the process of antenatal care to increase detection of women with high-risk conditions in Zonal Hospital of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Zonal Hospital, Mandi identified that they were not identifying women with high risk conditions during their antenatal care (ANC) clinic. By re-organizing the clinic, the hospital was able to increase the proportion of pregnant women...

Successfully Providing Essential Newborn Care for Term and Premature Babies: A Midwife’s Perspective

Kyenjojo Hospital in Western Uganda is saving newborn lives by implementing evidence-based practices for the care of term and pre-term babies. Using quality improvement methods to change processes of care delivery, health care providers at...

Organizing for obstetric emergencies: How Kabarole Hospital in Western Uganda is saving mothers’ lives

Kabarole Hospital in Midwestern Uganda is saving mothers’ lives by implementing evidence-based practices for the management of obstetric emergencies like eclampsia, a condition where the woman’s blood pressure rises to life-threatening...

Improving income-generating activities for vulnerable children and families at Agape Nyakibare Civil Society Organization

Income-generating activities and education are priority services for families of vulnerable children, and community savings groups are often proposed as a key intervention to facilitate them. Managing loans to ensure repayment and...

A Fast Turn-around for Mengo Hospital: Improving the Quality of Safe Male Circumcision Services

In December 2012, an external quality audit of the Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) program at Mengo Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, found multiple gaps in compliance with Ministry of Health (MoH) quality standards and recommended that SMC...

Improving retention of children in HIV treatment in Uganda

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, a team of health care workers from 47 health facilities and one hospital in 40 districts...

The first 3 months experience in improving labour and delivery care at Godda District Hospital, Jharkhand, India

Gddda District Hospital was able to make dramatic improvements in labour and delivery in three months. The hospital focused on reducing postpartum hemorrhage by ensuring that all women receive oxytocin immediately after delivery. Within...

Implementing the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS) Initiative in Uganda: Retention of Mother-Baby Pairs in Kisoro District Hospital

With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U. S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS), Kisoro District Hospital in Uganda is...

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