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Analysis of Effectiveness and Cost Effectiveness of Adding Quality Improvement Collaborative to a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Guatemala

The "Mi Familia Progresa" conditional cash transfer program (CCTP) in Guatemala promotes demand for public health and education services by providing subsidies to families with children under 16 and to pregnant women as long as families...

Clean Delivery Kit: A job aid

Delivery kits are prepackaged, single use, disposable kits that contain essential items for conducting a clean delivery. A presentation from the Job Aids Symposium .

Niger: Quality Improvement for Maternal-Newborn Health Services

On average a Nigerien woman faces a 1 in 7 risk of dying from pregnancy complications over the course of her lifetime, one of the highest maternal mortality risks in the world. Post-partum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal...

Safe motherhood studies -- results from Jamaica. Competency of skilled birth attendants, enabling environment for skilled attendance

More than 500,000 women worldwide die each year from complications related to childbirth. With good quality obstetric care, approximately 90% of these deaths could be averted. The assistance of a skilled birth attendant during labor,...

Developing evidence-based standards for pregnancy-induced hypertension in Russia

This case study describes how facility-level teams worked with department of health leaders in Tver Oblast, Russia, to create an evidence-based guideline as part of a larger quality improvement project to improve the system of healthcare...

Improving the management of obstetric emergencies in Uganda through case management maps

In this study, Uganda's Jinja Hospital and the Quality Assurance Project developed and implemented case management maps (CMMs) for two distinct pregnancy-related conditions: pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders (PIHD) and postpartum...

Safe Motherhood Studies—Results from Benin

Each year, more than 500,000 women worldwide die from complications related to childbirth. With good quality obstetric care, approximately 90 percent of these deaths could be averted. The assistance of a skilled birth attendant during...

Improving the system of care for women suffering from pregnancy-induced hypertension in Tver Oblast

USAID/Moscow is funding the Quality Assurance Project (QAP), implemented by The Center for Human Services (CHS),to work in healthcare quality improvement in the Russian Federation. The activities are conducted under the umbrella of the US-...

Quantifying the economic impact of using evidence-based clinical guidelines for pregnancy-induced hypertension in two hospitals

In 1999, a demonstration project of evidence-based clinical guidelines for treating pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) was implemented in three hospitals in Tver Oblast under the Quality Assurance Project/Russia. In parallel, an...

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