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QI Coaches Training in Thailand To Accelerate HIV Epidemic Control

July 20, 2018
In June 2018, UCSF-HEALTHQUAL convened a QI coaches training in Thailand with key stakeholders from the Bureau of AIDS, TB and STIs (BATS), Hospital Accreditation (HA), and selected ART sites who were joined by HEALTHQUAL’s Director, Dr. Bruce Agins, Dan Ikeda, Senior Program Manager, and master QI...

Training QI Coaches to Achieve 90-90-90 in Lao PDR

July 19, 2018
In April 2018, UCSF-HEALTHQUAL convened a QI coaches training in Lao PDR with stakeholders that included the Center for HIV/AIDS and STI (CHAS) and ART sites who were joined by HEALTHQUAL’s Director, Dr.

HEALTHQUAL at AIDS 2018

July 18, 2018
Quality improvement Collaborative work from Namibia, Zimbabwe and Nigeria will be on display at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam - 23-27 July 2018. Improvement Collaboratives Led By Ministries of Health to Achieve Global 90-90-90 Targets

AIDS 2018: Satellite Symposium on HIV-Related Stigma Reduction in the Healthcare Setting

July 17, 2018
On July 23, 2018 a Satellite Symposium will be convened at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam showcasing regional efforts to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the healthcare setting. 

HEALTHQUAL Coaching Certification

June 14, 2018
HEALTHQUAL, working with national QM programs in Haiti, Zimbabwe and Namibia, has developed QI Coaching Certification Standards. These standards define specific QI Coaching knowledge and skill criteria that acknowledge a higher level of coaching expertise and set an expectation to conduct...

Lessons from Patient Involvement in HIV Care: A Paradigm for Patient Activation and Involvement across Health Systems

June 06, 2018
We are please to announce the publication of Healthcare Systems - Future Predictions for Global Care, which includes a chapter authored in partnership with HEALTHQUAL/UCSF and the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Namibia focused on patient involvement in HIV quality of care programs.

WHO Handbook for National Quality Policy and Strategy

April 19, 2018
From the WHO: The “WHO handbook for national quality policy and strategy” outlines an approach for the development of national policies and strategies to improve the quality of care.

NAMPROPA Collaborative Brief

April 16, 2018
The aim of the NAMPROPA quality improvement (QI) Collaborative was to improve retention of patients in HIV care and attain VL suppression at 24 facilities in three high-burden regions; Khomas, Ohangwena and Zambezi to reach 90-90-90 goal by 31 August 2018. In addition, integration of hypertension...

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

By HEALTHQUAL on April 05, 2018
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, one of the world’s largest conferences for healthcare professionals committed to improving patient care and safety, will take place in Amsterdam 2-4 May 2018.

Health Systems Improvement Across the Globe: Success Stories from 60 Countries

January 16, 2018
We are please to announce the publication of: A Public Health Approach to Quality Management: How a Disease-Specific Improvement Program Propelled a National Health-Systems-Wide Quality Program in Namibia in the book Health Systems Across the Globe.