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By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Despite advances in HIV treatment, challenges persist in connecting children and adolescents to care and support. Dr. Carol Tait of the Paediatric and Adolescent Scale-Up Project explains how a collaboration with multiple hospitals fostered new relationships, mutual learning, and better care.

 

Tag(s): Africa, Perinatal Care, Maternal and Child Health, Quality Improvement
By Neel Shah | Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
The rate of deaths and complications from childbirth has grown at an alarming rate in the US in the past 20 years. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, talks about how systemic problems are failing pregnant women, their families, and their care providers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Bundles
By Angelo Lima | Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019
A physician describes how, despite scarce resources in her rural hospital, their improvement team managed to reduce their maternal mortality rate to zero for over a year.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Latin America
By Neel Shah | Thursday, Mar 14, 2019
Many false assumptions persist about the alarming rise in deaths and complications from childbirth in the US. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, dispels the myths and explains some of the hard truths about why women in the US are 50 percent more likely to die in childbirth than their own mothers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
By Oluwayemisi Femi-Pius | Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
How did skilled birth attendants miss the signs of complications that led to a stillbirth? The Saving Mothers Giving Life Initiative is working to train health providers and provide resources to support better emergency care for mothers and newborns. Learn how the project has used QI approaches to empower providers and reduce mortality.

 

Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Maternal and Child Health, Africa
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