Knowledge Management

Documentation journal for QI activities

This generic quality improvement (QI) team journal has been adopted for national use by the Ministry of Health of Uganda. The journal was designed for use in the Ministry's Quality of Care Initiative in HIV/AIDS, which received technical...

How to Effectively Draw on the Knowledge of Everyone in the Room

Knowledge workers have a wealth of knowledge that organizations can call upon to solve the difficult issues they are facing. But drawing out that knowledge requires, not just bringing knowledgeable people together, but a purposeful design...

Documentation and Knowledge Management Report FY13

In the context of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project, knowledge management is a key strategy for fostering “evidence-based quality improvement.” When working deliberately to improve health care,...

The Spread of ProCONE: A Case Study in Guatemala

Between March 2007 and September 2008, the USAID-funded Calidad en Salud Project, implemented by University Research Co. LLC (URC) carried out an initiative to improve the quality of essential obstetric and newborn care services (...

Establishing information system to improve patient monitoring and follow up

Problem: Partially completed and inapropriate Health Facility based HIV care tools. More details are attatched. Intervention: All HIV care cards were sorted, traced, arranged and updated for any missing data as clients made their fllow up...

Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Uganda by Combining Training, Quality Improvement, and Peer-to-Peer Learning

This short report describes the technical assistance that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is providing the Ministry of Health in Uganda to better the quality of maternal, newborn and child health by applying improvement...

Studying Spread of Best Practices for Maternal and Newborn Care from Health Centers to Health Posts in San Marcos | Guatemala

The Promotion and Essential Obstetric and Neonatal Care strategy (ProCONE) in Guatemala uses a collaborative learning methodology to improve the quality of maternal and neonatal care in health units and includes a focus on prenatal,...

Spread of PMTCT and ART Better Care Practices through collaborative learning in Tanzania

This evaluation takes place in the context of the “Partnership for Quality Improvement” (PQI) initiative in Tanzania. The partnership was initiated in 2007 by the Tanzania National AIDS Control Program (NACP) and PEPFAR to improve the...

A Learning System to Support Health Care Improvement: Guidance on Learning System Standards

Improving health care is key to achieving the Millennium Development Goals of reducing morbidity and mortality. Yet we know from experience that this is not simply a question of providing better guidelines and more training. While these...

Collaborative-level Excel Database (updated 2011)

These Excel databases have been designed to store indicator data from multiple facilities, pool indicator data from the facilities, and create run charts of the pooled indicator data. They will automatically update the time scale of run...

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