The Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and the Ministry of Health, Ghana have co-organized the fifth meeting of the Quality of Care Network under the theme ‘Sustaining and scaling up quality of care for maternal, newborn and child health’. This meeting aimed to engage with the champions from government, implementing partners and other stakeholders to reflect on five years of efforts to integrate and systematize quality of care in health systems and maternal, newborn and child health programmes. The meeting discussed challenges and lessons learned during implementation and scaling up, explored findings of the independent evaluations of the Network, and recommended actions on how the Network should evolve to address the unfinished and respond to the emerging quality of care agenda.

The meeting was organized to include:

  • Country presentations, plenary sessions and poster gallery to showcase country progress and factors that create an enabling environment for scaling up and sustaining MNCH quality of care, as well as challenges to progress
  • Panel discussions with champions; Ministries of Health representatives and partners
  • Workshopping what has worked well in the Network and what needs to be addressed moving forward
  • Deep dive sessions on key topics such as pediatric care, private sector engagement, community engagement, respectful care and QoC and PHC
  • Marketplace to showcase the latest innovations in quality of care.

The meeting materials & presentations are available here.