The Quality of Care Network held a webinar on 'Approaches to support quality improvement teams to use quality improvement techniques'. Maureen Tshabalala, RNM, BBA, MPH Director of Regional Projects for Southern Africa at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), highlighted the key drivers for quality improvement for maternal and newborn health at the facility level. She told the stories of two quality improvement collaboratives in South Africa and Malawi, which demonstrated the importance of committed leadership, staff skills and access to learning systems to drive and sustain successful quality improvement interventions.
Listen to the recording of the session here
See Maureen Tshabalala's presentation here
See details of the previous five webinars in the series here
Photo: A nurse registers pregnant women who have come for an ante-natal visit at the Princess Christian maternity hospital in Freetown, Western district, Sierra Leone in March 2011. ©UNICEF/Asselin.