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IHI Africa Forum

The Future of Quality Health Care in Africa


The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI's) Africa Forum was held virtually from 4–6 May 2021. The conference featured presenters from throughout the region and across the globe and addressed today's biggest health care challenges in Africa.

In addition to live keynotes and workshops, the three-day event included access to pre-recorded content for participants to consume at their own pace. 

The IHI Africa Forum provides tools and techniques needed to make measurable progress in your facility or organization.​ Don't miss out on the next opportunity to learn from innovative quality improvement initiatives that have improved health outcomes in Africa. Sign up to be notified about any upcoming IHI Africa Forum events. 

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Sessions ​​


​The IHI Africa Forum 2021 included the following sessions:

  • ​​Building Essential Quality Improvement Skills  
  • Building, Implementing and Sustaining a Quality Strategy Framework: Lessons from the Ghanaian, Ugandan, and Malawian Experiences 
  • Measurement for Improvement        
  • Advancing Respect and Dignity in Childbirth for Black Women Across the Globe 
  • Improving Medication Safety in Hospital
  • Quality Improvement in Difficult Settings: Learnings from Liberia, Malawi, South Africa, and Ethiopia 

​​Past Participants Say​​


“It is an amazing networking conference and the workshops and poster displays were very informative.​”
Maxine Blane International Certified Wound and Lymphoedema Therapist, Registered Nurse, Ballito, South Africa​​​

"Everyone who is involved or interested in health care sys​​tems in Africa must be there!"
Dr. Naa Adorkor Sodzi-Tettey Immediate Past President, Medical Women Association of Ghana
"​​​[…] it is the very best Forum to learn about quality."
Mercy Katantha Registered Nurse/Midwife, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi​​​
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