Improving the quality of maternal and newborn care through collaborative audit in northern Ghana
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Administration, management, leadership
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Basic medical science applied in public health
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Explain the referral process and how health workers can identify weaknesses within the referral system. Describe how collaborative referral audit of emergency obstetric cases, could address the weaknesses, and strengthen the referral system to improve quality maternal and newborn health care
Keyword(s): Maternal and Child Health, Quality of Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: i am a senior scientist at the Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, and played leading roles in several research works including the Mobile Technology for Community Health-MOTECH. Maternal and newborn care, mHealth and health systems reforms are my interest areas. I hold and MSc Med (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) from the Wits Unversity, Johannesburg South Africa.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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