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‘A seamless transition’: how to sustain a community health worker scheme

This paper, published in Health Policy and Planning, presents a qualitative study focussing on the Village Health Worker (VHW) Scheme’s...

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Journal article
‘A seamless transition’: how to sustain a community health worker scheme

This paper, published in Health Policy and Planning, presents a qualitative study focussing on the Village Health Worker (VHW) Scheme’s...

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Health extension worker’s abilities to classify childhood illnesses don’t improve with OHEP intervention

The Dagu PhD student Theodros Getachew published this paper in PLOS ONE aiming to evaluate the association between the Optimising the Health...

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Embed capacity development within all global health research

This commentary, published in BMJ Global Health, aims to draw attention to the opportunity for capacity development within international...

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Routine health management information system data in Ethiopia: consistency, trends and challenges

The paper, authored by analysts from the ORCA project, made use of a WHO data quality review toolkit and compared data from the Health Management...

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Improving the use of focus group discussions in low income settings

This paper authored by Pauline Scheelbeek et al and published in BMC Medical Research Methodology describes how six exercises were used in 32...

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Using social media to improve routine data quality metrics

How is this all linked to social media? The study, published in BMJ Open, measured changes in data quality metrics before and after the...

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How do we measure women’s experience of childbirth care?

When women go to a health facility to deliver, they expect to be looked after – to receive all the clinical care necessary to ensure their...

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Three lessons to improve quality of care for newborns in India

By the time you finish reading this blog, 71 newborns will have died globally, including 15 in India alone. By the time you finish reading this...

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Listening to Gombe Mothers

Feedback from patients about their experience of health care is a critically important step to improving quality of care.  But mechanisms for...

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