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    Posted on: September 13, 2012 - Improvement Story

    Spread Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in Cochabamba, Bolivia

    Date improvement activities began: March, 2011 Date of end of collaborative: July, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in Cochabamba, Bolivia, based on... Behavior chan ...

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    Posted on: September 13, 2012 - Improvement Story

    Demonstration Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in El Alto, Bolivia

    Date improvement activities began: March, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: August, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in El Alto, Bolivia... Directly observed treatm ...

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    Posted on: February 27, 2012 - Improvement Story

    Simple, Low-Cost Measures at the National Institute of Child Health’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Lima, Peru, Decrease Health Care-Associated Infections

    Problem: Pediatric sepsis is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the developing world, where hospitalized children have become more dependent on invasive technologies associated with increased risk of infection, sepsis-... Monthly Tables of I ...

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    Posted on: April 4, 2011 - Improvement Story

    Reduction in length of stay of discharges from a Chilean Pediatric Unit.

    Problem: The improvement work was done in the Pediatrics Unit at The Rancagua Hospital in the 6th Region of Chile. The Rancagua hospital is the most specialized of all the hospitals in the region. Its pediatric department provides... Pediatrics Unit Balan ...

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    Posted on: April 9, 2009

    Manual para la humanización y adecuación cultural de la atención del parto.

    La Dirección Provincial de Salud de Tungurahua, Ecuador, con el apoyo de Family Care International (FCI) y el Proyecto de Garantía de la Calidad (QAP), ha desarrollado una experiencia piloto de humanización y adecuación cultural de los... 308798.pdf Spani ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009

    Quality Assurance and Workforce Development Project: Year Five annual report. Performance period: July 1, 2006- June 30, 2007.

    This annual report of the Quality Assurance and Workforce Development Project, widely known as the Quality Assurance Project or QAP, describes the activities and results of the contract during the fifth year of project implementation,... pdack186.pdf Engl ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Evaluation of the Latin American and Caribbean Maximizing Access and Quality Exchange

    The evaluation was intended to inform the design of future exchanges by documenting the impact of the LAC MAQ Exchange on the spread of MAQ concepts and approaches in the participating countries. The specific objectives of the evaluation... pdacf843.pdf R ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Measuring the cost of inefficient use of laboratory resources: Ecuador

    The Quality Assurance Project (QAP) investigated strategies for increasing efficiency in hospital laboratory services, an area of hospital operations that is frequently identified as high cost. The study developed measurement methodologies... eculabwaste. ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Training Materials

    Quality-oriented health sector reform training module: instructor notes.

    This course is based on the content of the conceptual framework for quality assurance and health sector reform that was developed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Quality Assurance Project (QAP). The framework is... pnade588.pdf Impr ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Training Materials

    Quality-oriented health sector reform training module: participant manual.

    At the end of this session, you will be able to: Define health sector reform as used in this course; Identify four components of healthcare within which health sector reforms are commonly grouped; Describe at least two health sector reform... pnade589.pdf ...

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