Employee Engagement

Tanzania Human Resources for Health Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: October, 2010 Aims/objectives: This work builds in the HCI-supported Human Resources Collaborative in Niger and utilizes a modified change package from that project. The specific objectives were: -To...

Improving Pharmaceutical Service in the Primary Healthcare Sector Through the Training of Pharmacist Assistants

Problem: South Africa (SA) has 5.63 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), 0.4 – 0.59million estimated TB cases reported per annum (according to the SA National Strategic plan 2012) 1 and 800 HIV related deaths per day. In order to...

Retaining doctors in deep rural areas in South Africa through “marriage counsellors” who work to negotiate the relationships between management and doctors.

Problem: Retention of doctors in rural areas is a global issue most frequently linked to the professional and personal isolation that results in the majority of qualifying medical professionals to migrate to urban healthcare facilities...

Applying an Improvement Process to a Difficult Long-Term Problem of Gas Cylinder Supply Yields Positive Results for the Masaka District, Uganda

Problem: The Masaka District Health Office is the government administrative office which oversees health service delivery in the Masaka District. In addition to management of other health programs, this District Office is responsible for...

Improve the Competencies of Health Workers through Training and Resources for Continuing Education

Problem: AlKarak Public Hospital (KPH) is a government health facility in AlKarak Governorate, and serves as educational hospital and referral point for the region population, and it serves more than 240,000 people. As of December 2011,...

A Quality Improvement Approach Assists Health Systems to Develop Problem Solving Skills Focused on Routine Immunization: The ARISE-SI Project, Masaka, Uganda

Problem: African regions with relatively high (80%) routine iimmunization (RI) rates often have difficulties in sustaining these rates and reaching the WHO-recommended 90% rate or higher for herd immunity. It is especially difficult for...

Championing Performance Standards to Increase Family Planning Use by Women after Postabortion Care at a Guinea Clinic

Problem: In 2007, an evaluation of postabortion care (PAC) services in Guinea found that despite reported routine provision of family planning counseling by providers after PAC, the proportion of women who left a health facility with a...

Improving iron and folate supplement availability for Antenatal Care in Kenya

Problem: Realizing the importance of Antenatal Care (ANC) Services in improving maternal and child health, the Kenya Ministry of Health and the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (implemented by University Research Co. LLC) initiated an...

Grace Children's Hospital - TB Screening

Problem: Founded in 1967, Grace Children’s Hospital is located in Western Haiti, just outside the capital, Port-au-Prince. The hospital serves a patient population of approximately 67,489 people; 4,512 are HIV+, of which 1590 are on HAART...

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...

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