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View a list of QAP documents alphabetized by title.

View list indexed by country.

Locate QAP publications by related strategic area (e.g., safe motherhood, malaria) and by operations research study topic (e.g., QA interventions and tools).

View products under each category by clicking the links below.  Paper documents are available for downloading in PDF, for which you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can view and print the document by double clicking on the hyperlink.  For faster downloading, right click on the link and select "Save Target As."

QAP publications may be downloaded as Adobe Acrobat .PDF files. (To download Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here or on the Acrobat Reader icon below). To find out more about a publication and download the document, click on the link. 

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Monographs & Methodology
The Quality Assurance Monographs present validated and methodologically sound QA tools and methodologies to health practitioners.
Health Manager's Guides explain how to perform a particular aspect of quality assurance, such as monitoring quality, in a particular setting or with regard to a particular service. They include instruments that can be modified for use in other settings.
Job Aids Symposium link

Case Studies
The Case Study series presents  real applications of QA methods in developing countries at various health system levels, from national to community. The series focuses on QA applications in maternal and reproductive health, child survival, and infectious diseases. 

Operations Research Results
The Operations Research Results series presents methods and findings of QAP operations research studies.

Issue Papers
Each Issue Paper provides a thorough and engaging overview of the latest in research findings on a topic relevant to QAP's work.

Technical Reports
In-depth and summary documents are available relating to the project's work in developing countries. Reports include, for example, a 17-page report on the quality of obstetric care in three Latin American countries and two-page summaries of our work in Russia.

Evaluation Reports
Evaluation Reports provide in-depth summaries of QA program evaluations in countries with long-term QA activities.

CD-ROMs
QAP has developed several computer-based training products designed to strengthen health worker performance and affect health outcomes. Also available are CD-ROMs with PDF files of QAP publications and materials from the October 2000 Conference "Managing Quality through Regulation".

Journal Articles
Articles published in professional journals highlight QAPs pioneering work to improve the quality of healthcare around the world.

Quality Assurance Brief
This newsletter published under the prior QAP contract, shared the methodologies, activities, and findings of the project's quality improvement initiatives with the international health community.

Order the Quality Assurance Kit CD-ROM

Order the TB Case Management CD-ROM

Order the Managing Quality Through Regulation: Priorities and Possibilities Conference CD-ROM

 

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The Quality Assurance Project (QAP) is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID) under Contract Number GPH-C-00-02-00004-00.