Quality improvement for mothers and newborns: lessons from the EQUIP project in Uganda & Tanzania

Alice Amaburu, an enrolled midwife, wraps Doreen Anicanâ??s newborn baby to keep him warm at Maternal Child Health in Parombo Health Centre III in Nebbi District in the West Nile region. Uganda.

Doreen was married when she was only 14 years old. She already has two children, aged 6 and 2 respectively. 

The Parombo Health Centre III runs a comprehensive program on HIV including PMTCT for pregnant women with HIV, conducts Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) outreach activities. It also has an Out Patient Department (OPD) and in patient facilities and conducts between 80 to 110 deliveries per month, almost as many as the district hospitalâ??s equivalent.
The  Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health is organising a webinar on 9 November at noon GMT/3 pm EAT to share some of the lessons from the 'Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power’ (EQUIP) initiative, implemented by Makerere University and Ifakara Health Institution in 2010-2014 in

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November 9, 2017 - 12:00 am

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November 9, 2017 - 12:00 am

The  Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health is organising a webinar on 9 November at noon GMT/3 pm EAT to share some of the lessons from the ‘Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power’ (EQUIP) initiative, implemented by Makerere University and Ifakara Health Institution in 2010-2014 in the Tandahimba district in southern Tanzania and Mayuge district in eastern Uganda.

EQUIP proposed an innovative intervention in Tanzania and Uganda to improve maternal and newborn health with an expanded health system quality management approach that linked communities and facilities using locally generated data.

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See here  a series of briefs and a video detailing the initiative and its impact

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