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List of Quality Assurance Project Publications by Country

QA Project 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. 

 
Bangladesh

Bangladesh: NGO and Public Sector Tuberculosis Service Delivery—Rapid Assessment Results

Benin

Safe Motherhood StudiesResults from Benin: Competency of Skilled Birth Attendants, The Enabling Environment for Skilled Attendance at Delivery, In-Hospital Delays in Obstetric Care (Documenting the Third Delay) (Operations Research Results)

Bolivia

Diagnóstico de la Situación de la Tuberculosis en Dieciséis Municipios Priorizados de Bolivia (Technical Report)

Improving Compliance with Standards for Essential Obstetric Care in Bolivia (Case Study)

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Cambodia

Treating Tuberculosis in the Private Sector: Cambodia (Operations Research Manual)

Chile

The Chile Quality Assurance Program:  Final Evaluation
Evaluation                            Evaluation Summary

Making a Commitment to Quality: Development of a National Quality Assurance Program in Chile 1991-1998
(Country Report)

Costa Rica

Health Care Sector Reform and Quality Assurance in Costa Rica (Country Report)

Ecuador

Estudios de maternidad segura—Resultados del Ecuador

Manual para la humanización y adecuación cultural de la atención del parto (HACAP) [Manual on the Humanization and Cultural Adaptation of Delivery Care]

Increasing Compliance with Maternal and Child Health Standards
Operations Research Report
Summary

Measuring the Cost of Inefficient Use of Laboratory Resources: Ecuador
Operations Research Results
Summary

Redesigning Hospital Documentation Systems to Improve the Quality of Patient Obstetric Records in Ecuador
Operations Research Results
Summary

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Egypt

Egypt Country Report
(Country Report)

Global

The Evidence Base for Programming for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in Low Prevalence and Concentrated Epidemic Countries (Technical Report)

The Global Polio Laboratory Network:  A Model for Good Laboratory Practice Development (Project Report)

HIV and Infant Feeding: A Compilation of Programmatic Evidence (Technical Report)

Guatemala

Designing Obstetric Services to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Guatemala
(Case Study available in English and Spanish)

The Guatemala QAP Evaluation: Application and Institutionalization of Quality Assurance
(Evaluation)

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Honduras

Designing Quality Essential Obstetric Care Services in Honduras (Case Study)

Indonesia

Client Communication Behaviors with Healthcare Providers in Indonesia
Operations Research Results
Summary

Cost-Effectiveness of Self-Assessment and Peer Review in Improving Family Planning Provider-Client Communication in Indonesia (Case Study, PDF version only)

Improving Provider-Client Communication: Reinforcing IPC/C Training in Indonesia with Self-Assessment and Peer Review
Operations Research Results
Summary

Internal Quality Assurance:  Lessons Learned from the PKMI Hospital Program in Indonesia 
(Country Report)

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Jamaica

Developing Family Planning Standards in Jamaica (Case Study)

The Impact of a Programme to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Disease Transmission and Health-Seeking Behaviour among HIV-Positive Mother-Child Pairs in Jamaica (Operations Research Results)

Safe Motherhood Studies—Results from Jamaica: Competency of Skilled Birth Attendants; The Enabling Environment for Skilled Attendance at Delivery; In-Hospital Delays in Obstetric Care (Documenting the Third Delay) (Operations Research Results)

Jordan

Designing and Integrating Quality Family Health Services at the Salt Model Center in Jordan  (Case Study)

Laos

Developing and Testing a Generic Job Aid for Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) (Philippines and Laos)

Kenya

Assessing Health Worker Performance of IMCI in Kenya  (Case Study)
English          Spanish

Evaluation of an IMCI Computer-based Training Course in Kenya (Operations Research Results)

Kenya: Assessment of Health Workforce Competency and Facility Readiness to Provide Quality Maternal Health Services (Operations Research Results)

Neighbor-to-Neighbor Education to Improve Malaria Treatment in Households in Bungoma District, Kenya
Operations Research Results
Summary

Using Problem-Solving Teams to Improve Compliance with IMCI Guidelines in Kenya
Operations Research Results
Summary

Vendor to Vendor Education to Improve Malaria Treatment by Drug Outlets in Kenya
Operations Research Results
Summary

Vendor-to-Vendor Education to Improve Malaria Treatment by the Private Sector:  A "How-To" Guide for District Managers
(Health Manager's Guide)

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Malawi

Assessing the Quality of Facility-Level Family Planning Services in Malawi (Case Study)
English          Spanish

Comparison of Methods for Assessing Quality of Health Worker Performance Related to Management of III Children: Malawi Field Study  (Country Report)

Assessing Malaria Treatment and Control at Peer Facilities in Malawi (Case Study)

A Team in Malawi Uses Quality Assurance to Address Cholera Issues

Using Team Problem Solving to Improve Adherence with Malaria Treatment Guidelines in Malawi (Case Study)

Using Quality Design to Improve Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Malawi
Operations Research Results                                      Summary

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Mali

The Impact of Self-Assessment with Peer Feedback on Health Provider Performance in Mali Operations Research Results
Summary

Mexico

Participatory Supervision with Provider Self-Assessment Improves Doctor-Patient Communication in Rural Mexico
(Operations Research Report)

Morocco

Quality Improvement Teams in Morocco: An Evaluation of Functionality and Success
Operations Research Results
Summary

Multi Country

Comparison of Two Methods for Determining Provider Attendance during Normal Labor and Delivery: Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Rwanda (Operations Research Results)

Evaluation of the Latin American and Caribbean Maximizing Access and Quality Exchange (Evaluation Report)

Quality of Obstetric Care Observed in 14 Hospitals in Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Rwanda
(Operations Research Results)  

Safe Motherhood Studies—Timeliness of In-Hospital Care for Treating Obstetric Emergencies: Results from Benin, Ecuador, Jamaica, and Rwanda (Operations Research Results)

Strengthening the Capacity of African Institutions for Improving the Quality of Nutrition Programs:  Final Report of the Greater Horn of Africa Initiative  (Report)

Nicaragua

Evaluación de competencias en la atención del embarazo, parto, posparto, recién nacido y sus complicaciones, Junio – Septiembre 2005

The Nicaragua Mother and Baby Friendly Health Units Initiative: Factors Influencing Its Success and Sustainability (Operations Research Results)
La Iniciativa de Unidades de Salud Amigas de la Niñez y la Madre en Nicaragua

Using Quality Assessment to Improve Maternal Care in Nicaragua (Case Study)

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Niger

Compliance, Workload, and the Cost of Using the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Algorithm in Niger
Operations Research Results
Summary

Developing Job Aids to Increase Adherence to an Antibiotic Regimen in Children with Pneumonia in Niger
Operations Research Results
Summary

Impact of QA Methods on Compliance with the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Algorithm in Niger
Operations Research Results  
                  Two-page Summary

Helping District Teams Measure and Act on Client Satisfaction Data in Niger
Operations Research Results                       Two-page Summary

Improving Adherence to Cotrimoxazole for the Treatment of Childhood Pneumonia in Niger
Operations Research Results                    Two-page Summary

The Niger QAP/BASICS Joint Project Final Evaluation
Evaluation                                           Technical Report Summary

The Niger QAP/BASICS Joint Project: An Evaluation of QA Activities Two Years Later
Operations Research Results
Summary

Niger Measles Initiative Phase II Final Report 
(Country Report)

The Niger Country Report: Tahoua Project
(Country Report)

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Peru

Application of Activity-Based Costing (ABC) in a Peruvian Based NGO System 
Operations Research Results                                      Summary

Implementing a Client Feedback System to Improve the Quality of NGO Healthcare Services in Peru
Operations Research Results                    Two-page Summary

Using Client Satisfaction Data for Quality Improvement of Health Services in Peru  (Case Study)

Philippines

Philippines: Reducing Treatment Default Among Tuberculosis Patients
(Country Report)

Developing and Testing a Generic Job Aid for Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) (Philippines and Laos)
 

Poland

Poland: Improving Quality of Care in Eight Polish Hospitals
(Country Report)

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Russia

Assessing the Economic Impact of the New System of Care for Arterial Hypertension in Tula Oblast, Russia 
Operations Research Results
Summary

Developing Evidence-Based Standards for Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension in Russia (Case Study)

Health Care Quality Glossary, Russian Federation - United States of America
English/Russian

Improving the System of Care for Patients Suffering from Arterial Hypertension 
Technical Brief                            Report  (Available in English and Russian)

Improving the System of Care for Women Suffering from Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Technical Brief                            Report   (Available in English and Russian)

(Re)Designing the System of Care for Neonates Suffering from Respiratory Distress 
(Report)  (Available in Russian)

Situational Analysis of TB-HIV Co-infection in Russia and Four QAP Project Regions: Samara, Saratov, Orenburg, and St. Petersburg
Technical Report

Using Screening Data to Improve Hypertension Care in Russia  (Case Study)

Improving the Quality of Care for Women with Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension Reduces Costs in Tver, Russia
Operations Research Results
Summary

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Rwanda

Assessing the Quality of Healthcare at the District Level in Rwanda (Case Study)

Factors Associated with Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Rwanda: A Multi-site Study

HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma, Fear, and Discriminatory Practices among Healthcare Providers in Rwanda (Operations Research Report)

Quality in Action in Rwanda: Case Studies
La Qualité en Action au Rwanda Études de Cas, Ministère de la Santé Rwanda"

Rwanda Human Resources Assessment for HIV/IDS Services Scale-up – Phase 1 Report: National Human Resources Assessment (Operations Research Results)

Rwanda Human Resources Assessment for HIV/AIDS Services Scale-up – Phase 2 Report: Sample Site Data Collection and Analysis (Operations Research Results)

Rwanda Human Resources Assessment for HIV/AIDS Services Scale-up – Phase 3 Report: Staffing Implications and Scenarios for HIV/AIDS Services Scale-up (Operations Research Results)

Rwanda Human Resources Assessment for HIV/AIDS Services Scale-up: Summary Report (Operations Research Results)

Safe Motherhood Studies—Results from Rwanda: Competency of Skilled Birth Attendants; The Enabling Environment for Skilled Attendance at Delivery; In-Hospital Delays in Obstetric Care (Documenting the Third Delay) (Operations Research Results)

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South Africa

The Effectiveness of TB DOTS Supporters in South Africa (Operations Research Results)

The Impact of Accreditation on the Quality of Hospital Care: KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa
Operations Research Results
Summary

Review of Health Services Accreditation Programs in South Africa (Operations Research Results)

Tanzania

Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Health Care Providers toward HIV-positive Patients in Tanzania (Operations Research Results)

Testing a PMTCT Infant-feeding Counseling Program in Tanzania (Operations Research Results)

Uganda

A Comparison of Computer-Based and Standard Training in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in Uganda
Operations Research Results
Summary

Designing the Integration of District and Refugee Health Services in West Nile, Northern Uganda (Case Study)

Improving the Management of Obstetric Emergencies in Uganda through Case Management Maps Operations Research Results
Summary

Zambia

Assessing the Functionality of Job Aids in Supporting the Performance of IMCI Providers in
Zambia
Operations Research Results
Summary

Setting up a National Hospital Accreditation Program: The Zambian Experience
Operations Research Results                                          Summary

The Zambia Accreditation Program Evaluation
Operations Research Results
Operations Research Summary

Zambia Evaluation
Evaluation                           Technical Report Summary

The Zambia HIV/AIDS Workforce Study: Preparing for Scale-up (Operations Research Results)

Zambia Performance-based Incentives Pilot Study (Operations Research Results)

Zimbabwe

The Quality of Supervisor-Provider Interactions in Zimbabwe
Operations Research Results                                         Summary

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