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Find out about what we are up to as we visit the areas we are working in, carry out surveys and meet other like-minded people.

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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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“I felt like I should have delivered at home”

The Northeast of Nigeria has some of the highest rates of maternal and newborn deaths in the world. Drastically reducing this number of...

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A new appreciation for data: Impressions from the MNCH partnership in Gombe State

For the IDEAS team working in Gombe, the past few months have again been a busy period. The last annual household survey was scheduled for August,...

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A new partnership with the University of Lagos

The prototype phase of NHQI was implemented in Lagos between April 2015 and September 2017. To institutionalise gains from the prototype phase,...