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    Posted on: March 13, 2018 - Short Report

    Improving availability of human resources for health, essential medicines and supplies by district leaders using QI methods: Tested changes implemented in six districts of Uganda

    In January 2017, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project, in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Uganda Management... Uganda change packa ...

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    Posted on: March 2, 2018 - Journal Articles

    Experiences of Indian Health Workers Using WhatsApp for Improving Aseptic Practices with Newborns: Exploratory Qualitative Study

    Quality improvement (QI) methods support frontline health workers to identify and address gaps in care, primarily through process changes. Teamwork and group discussion are key to identifying quality problems, analyzing their root causes... Innovative Tec ...

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    Posted on: September 17, 2014 - Short Report

    Virtual Collaboratives to Improve Maternal and Child Health

    Modern quality improvement approaches offer methods to overcome common barriers related to quality of care, including in the context of weak health systems that face severe limitations in terms of materials and and human resources... Colaborativos virtual ...

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    Posted on: March 20, 2014 - Short Report

    Leveraging mHealth to Strengthen Health Systems and Improve Care

    Over the last fifteen years, mobile and electronic technologies have dramatically changed the health sector landscape. When used appropriately, mHealth technologies can help strengthen essential system functions as part of broader system... Leveraging mHe ...

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    Posted on: March 10, 2014 - eLearning

    Computer-based Training for Tuberculosis Education in Indonesia

    To support the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) of Indonesia in its efforts to train private health care practitioners in tuberculosis (TB) directly observed treatment, the USAID Health Care Improvement Project was asked by USAID to... Innovative Techn ...

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    Posted on: March 10, 2014 - eLearning

    Care That Counts eLearning Course for Quality Improvement in Programs for Vulnerable Children

    This eLearning course is designed for in-country Ministry personnel, international non-governmental organizations (NGO), national NGOs, USAID Mission staff, or anyone interested in learning more about using quality improvement principles... OVC Innovative ...

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    Posted on: March 2, 2014 - Method descriptions


    The major assumption underlying reminder interventions is that provider forgetfulness and/or lack of awareness are major barriers to performance in accordance with standards, as opposed to deficiency in knowledge or skill. Reminders... Job aids Improvemen ...

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    Posted on: March 12, 2012 - Reports

    Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment Computer-based Training Package for Indonesia

    This final report details the technical assistance that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) provided the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) and other professional associations in Indonesia to develop and disseminate... indonesia_tb-cbt_final_ ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    Evaluation of an IMCI computer-based training course in Kenya

    The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) developed the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness guidelines (IMCI) in the mid-1990s to enable a holistic approach to the care of children presenting at... kenya_c ...

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    Posted on: February 24, 2009 - Reports

    The use and effect of computer-based training in health care: What do we know?

    For the last decade, stand-alone training offered on computers has been used extensively in the US for training medical students and health providers. In many instances, health providers have demonstrated improved knowledge scores upon... computer-based_t ...