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    Posted on: December 5, 2016 - Training Materials

    Improving Care of Mothers and Babies: A guide for improvement teams

    This guide describes a simple approach through which health care providers and improvement teams can plan, test, implement, continuously assess, refine, and sustain interventions to improve care of mothers and babies. The guide can be used... Improving Ca ...

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    Posted on: February 29, 2012 - Improvement Story

    Effectively Linking Communities and Facilities in Assam, India

    Problem: The state of Assam is located in the northeastern corner of India and has a population of 31 million people, of which 87% reside in rural areas. This state is home to countless vulnerable children, many of whom are born with... CHW role Community ...

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    Posted on: February 28, 2012 - Improvement Story


    Problem: PROBLEM: National Picture Pakistan is a country of 170 million people where Viral Hepatitis has emerged as a significant public health problem. Various small research studies suggested that Viral Hepatitis in Pakistan has been on... Official Proj ...

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    Posted on: December 5, 2011

    Qualitative Process Evaluation of the Implementation and Evolution of Community-Based Quality Improvement for EONC | Afghanistan

    The HCI community collaborative in Kunduz province aimed to improve quality of services, access and coverage; to strengthen health system-community linkages; and to strengthen community health worker human resource support. Due to security... English Coun ...

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    Posted on: September 26, 2011

    Lessons on national and international use of metrics to improve health systems

    This presentation was given by Amy Stern, Senior QI Advisor on HCI, at the 28th International Conference of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, Ltd. (ISQua), which took place in Hong Kong, China from September 14-17, 2011... stern_lesson ...

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    Posted on: September 8, 2011 - Short Report

    Feasibility of Using Quality Criteria to Monitor and Improve the Quality of HIV Services

    This short report describes assistance that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is providing to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) and to the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) to develop... quality_crite ...

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    Posted on: June 27, 2011

    Validity of Patient Data Records in Maternal and Newborn Health Facilities | Afghanistan

    Continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts in health care often rely on quality improvement (QI) teams performing self-assessments of compliance with standards of care. This is often the most efficient method of data collection for... for_web_validitypr ...

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    Posted on: June 27, 2011

    Evaluating the Spread of the Maternal and Newborn Health Care Collaborative to Bamyan, Herat, and Parwan Provinces in Afghanistan

    Maternal and neonatal mortality are high in Afghanistan; estimated at 460 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births and 45 neonatal deaths per 1000 live births (WHO, 2012). Decades of conflict have negatively impacted Afghanistan’s health... for_web_afn_eff ...

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    Posted on: April 23, 2011 - Improvement Story

    Daily diary analysis – An approach to strengthen information system at grass root level

    Problem: This improvement report refers to the period July-2007 Facilities which implemented HIV AIDS program for children were the subject of the report. The facilities were NGO (Non-Government Organization) implementing Pediatric HIV... ORW Diary Commun ...

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    Posted on: April 23, 2011 - Improvement Story


    Problem: This improvement report refers to the period Jan 2003- December 2005. The facilities were private charitable hospitals running a clinic for HIV AIDS. (Name of the organization, funding agency and sample studied are concealed in... HIV counseling ...