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Journal Special IssueMeasuring quality of care
The United Nations sustainable development goal (SDG) 3 seeks “to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all and at all ages”...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Working PaperQuality of care: Measuring a neglected driver of improved health
The quality of care provided by health systems contributes towards efforts to reach sustainable development goal 3 on health and wellbeing...Health interventions Health systems Quality of care
Journal ArticleUnderstanding and measuring quality of care: dealing with complexity
Existing definitions and measurement approaches of quality of health care often fail to address the complexities involved in understanding quality of care...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal ArticleNurse-led HIV services and quality of care at health facilities in Kenya, 2014–2016
Objective To develop a novel measure to characterize human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) programme quality at health facilities in Kenya and explore its associations with patient- and facility-level characteristics...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal ArticleEvaluation of a social franchising and telemedicine programme and the care provided for childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia, Bihar, India
Objective To evaluate the impact on the quality of the care provided for childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia in Bihar, India, of a large-scale, social franchising and telemedicine programme – the World Health Partners’ Sky Program...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal ArticleAssessing the quality of primary care in Haiti
Objective To develop a composite measure of primary care quality and apply it to Haiti’s primary care system...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
Journal ArticleImproving health-care quality in resource-poor settings
Improvements in health-care quality can contribute to healthier populations. However, many global and national health strategies are not sufficiently considering the issues of measuring and improving health-care quality in lowresource settings...Health SDG3 Universal Health Coverage
NewsCall for Papers: Measuring quality-of-care in the context of sustainable development goal 3
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization will publish a theme issue on quality of-care in the era of SDGs. This theme issue will include original research articles on quality-of-care in low- and middle-income countries. The selection of this...Health SDG Universal Health Coverage