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Monday 10 October 2022
IDEAS Webinar Series: Part 1 Enabling data-driven decision making in the district health system in Ethiopia

The Data-Informed Platform for Health (DIPH) is a health system-strengthening intervention which uses local data sources to promote structured decision-making by health administrators and managers. DIPH was tested in Ethiopia’s North Shewa zone (24 districts), employing a cluster-randomised control design....

Wednesday 19 October 2022
Zoom webinar
IDEAS webinar series: Part 2 How collaboration is experienced within Quality Improvement Collaboratives in Ethiopia 

Quality improvement collaboratives require collaboration across and within health facilities to enable and accelerate quality improvement. Little is known about how this fundamental component transfers from high income settings, where the intervention originated, to low-income settings. We explored collaboration within...

Thursday 20 October 2022
Zoom webinar
IDEAS webinar series: Part 3 Women’s experience of facility-based childbirth care in Nigeria

The WHO guidelines on positive pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care all emphasise the need to eliminate mistreatment and to promote respectful maternity care in health facilities.  But timely data on women’s experience of care is scarce and rarely available to health facility staff and managers. In Gombe State,...

Thursday 27 October 2022
Zoom webinar
IDEAS webinar series: Part 4 Operationalising effective coverage of childbirth care in Gombe State, Northeast Nigeria

To ensure greater accountability for high quality care, effective coverage measures are now recommended so that measures of access to care are adjusted for the quality of care provided. Despite global agreement on the need to apply an effective coverage cascade, operationalising the cascade is problematic and has been...

Past Events

Past event
Closing the loop: Governance, quality improvement and scale

This session looks into ways of improving quality of care: through health system-wide approaches, micro- or meso-level interventions. Experts will...

Past event
Embedding and scaling up the Community-based Newborn Care innovation in the Ethiopian health system: lessons from evaluating a five-year programme

Despite remarkable gains, improving neonatal survival globally remains a challenge. Several innovative service-delivery packages have been...

Past event
Embedding capacity development in global health research

Join us for an interactive panel discussion, based on this recent commentary published in BMJ Global Health. A session that was originally planned...

Past event
Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

The Sixth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research will bring together over 2,000 policy-makers, practitioners and researchers from more than...

Past event
MNCHAN Conference Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

As part of this conference IDEAS will be presenting findings from the five-year evaluation of the Community Based Newborn Care (CBNC) programme....

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Global Maternal Health Symposium

The symposium will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Maternal Health Task Force, showcase achievements in global maternal health and...

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