(2020). Measuring management practices in primary health care facilities – development and validation of management practices scorecard in Nigeria. Global Health Action: Vol. 13, No. 1, 1763078.
Metrics for ManagementHappy to see work by @saracbennett and colleagues to develop and validate a scorecard to assess management practices at primary health care facilities that can be used for routine supervisory visits.
Funders and practitioners are narrowing in on the supply chain bottlenecks that prevent lifesaving maternal and newborn health products from reaching mothers and babies.
Metrics for Management"Across the global health landscape, new medical technologies developed without distribution in mind fail to achieve their intended impact." Check out how @nest360org and funders are addressing supply chain bottlenecks.
Remaining Vigilant about SRHR during the COVID-19 Pandemic As I write this, governments, health systems, healthcare professionals, communities, institutions, and individuals are working to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Such crises often exacerbate...
Metrics for ManagementAccess to all healthcare services matter in a #pandemic. The #coronavirus exacerbates health system challenges. @EngenderHealth is working to make sure #SRHR is not neglected.
Read the latest article version by Karla Feeser, Nirali M. Chakraborty, Lisa Calhoun, Ilene S. Speizer, at Gates Open Research.
Metrics for ManagementOur latest work with @UNCPopCenter and published in @GatesOpenRes confirms our earlier work that measurement of the #MethodInformationIndex is important. Information provision & client-centered approaches + technical #FP competence are important.
To respond to the global noncommunicable disease (NCD) crisis, the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), a multilateral United Nations body responsible for work on food standards, is developing global guidance for front of pack (FoP) nutrition...
The recent focus on increasing access to long-acting reversible contraceptive methods has often overlooked the diverse reasons why women may choose less effective methods even when significant access barriers have been removed. While the copper...
Metrics for ManagementWe need to continue to take steps to "democratize global health" and to prioritize the expertise of the people, leaders, and governments where we are working in collaboration to improve health.
Metrics for ManagementWork by @ANSIRH and @UCSFBixby looks at reasons why women choose different emergency contraceptive methods. And the importance of supporting women in their thoughtful and valid reasons for their preferred method.
Gendered disparities in health care delivery and outcomes are an international problem. Patient-centred care (PCC) improves patient and health system outcomes, and is widely advocated to reduce inequities. The purpose of this study was to review...
Metrics for ManagementLimited work has been done to be able to measure patient centered care for women. Read more in this article, and check out our early work to develop a shortened scale of patient-centered maternity care.
Metrics for ManagementWe're recruiting a Research Associate! Join our team and diversify your skill set by working on a variety of #globalhealth #research, #evaluation and #technicalassistance projects. Applications open until January 31.
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Learn how to apply the powerful discipline of Health Systems Strengthening to your organisation, with this online course from the University of Melbourne.
Metrics for ManagementSharpen your health systems strengthening skills with a new, free MOOC from @unimelb's Nossal Institute for #GlobalHealth. Originally designed to equip @UNICEF staff; now it’s open to you! Class starts next week, so register ASAP
The increased recognition of the critical importance of quality primary healthcare (PHC) to achieve effective universal health coverage (UHC) and contribute to the sustainable development goals (SDGs) has reignited global interest in strengthening...
Metrics for ManagementWhat kind of evidence do we need to strengthen primary healthcare in LMIC? According to this @GlobalHealthBMJ editorial, QoC #measurement is key, but is "fragmented, uncoordinated and underfinanced." M4M is proud to do our part to help bridge the gap!
Introduction A number of factors contribute to the performance and motivation of India’s Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs). This study aims to identify the key motivational factors (and their relative importance) that may help retain ASHAs...
Aerial pictures of adjoining neighborhoods reveal how cities around the world are unevenly developed.
Metrics for ManagementA cool exercise in visualizing inequality in #LMIC in beautiful aerial photos: on.natgeo.com/2UQIKOP via @NatGeo.
Want to understand inequality in your own data? You don't need drone photography, just use our FREE #EquityTool