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Labour migration in Indonesia and the health of children left behind

Economic research on labour migration in the developing world has traditionally focused on the role played by the remittances of overseas migrant labour in the sending country’s economy...

Health Labour migration Children
Policy Brief
Measuring quality of health-care services: What is known and where are the knowledge gaps? Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Blog
Income generation and malaria in Uganda

Several large-scale efforts have been made to combat malaria in the last decade under the Millennium Development Goals, and while these have led to a rapid decline in cases, malaria continues to exact a heavy toll on sub-Saharan Africa, both in terms...

Administrative law Agriculture Economic development
Journal Article
Improving water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities, Liberia

Problem The lack of proper water and sanitation infrastructures and poor hygiene practices in health-care facilities reduces facilities’ preparedness and response to disease outbreaks and decreases the communities’ trust in the health ser...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Observations of infection prevention and control practices in primary health care, Kenya

Objective To assess compliance with infection prevention and control practices in primary health care in Kenya...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Implementation research to improve quality of maternal and newborn health care, Malawi

Objective To evaluate the impact of a performance-based financing scheme on maternal and neonatal health service quality in Malawi...

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Working Paper
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

This paper examines a broad range of opportunities for addressing the pressing human development needs of low-income countries by using new oil, gas, and mineral discoveries...

Extractives Education Framework
Policy seminar
Policy Seminar - Launch of WHO Bulletin theme issue 'Measuring quality of care'
14 June 2017
Salle A, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Blog
Building the learning agenda: Spotlight on the Global Learning Laboratory for Quality Universal Health Coverage
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Improving the delivery of quality health services is messy! Vast amounts of knowledge and experience is being generated daily...

Health Quality of care SDG3
Blog
Measuring outpatient safety at scale: infection prevention and control practices in Kenya

Primum non nocere — first, do no harm. This most basic tenet of medical care is routinely violated in clinics and hospitals around the world today ...

Quality of care Health SDG3
Journal Article
Changing the narratives for patient safety

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Maternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: measuring and improving quality

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Quality of care: measuring a neglected driver of improved health

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Community-based approaches for neonatal survival: meta-analyses of randomized trial data

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
Developing global indicators for quality of maternal and newborn care: a feasibility assessment

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal Article
A geospatial evaluation of timely access to surgical care in seven countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
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