Performance management

Uganda | Application of quality improvement and performance management approaches to improve pharmaceutical process

Date improvement activities began: March, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative aims to apply improvement and performance management approaches to strengthen pharmaceutical human resources and improve the availability and use of HIV care...

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...

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...

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...

Developing clear expectations and objectives for health workers focusing on MCH in Niger

Problem: In Niger’s Tahoua region, the challenge of finding enough human resources is severe. 2008 data compiled by the Ministry of Health show the ratio of doctors to patients is 1 per 100,000, there is 1 midwife per 9,000 women of child-...