Profiles in Improvement: Phoebe Balagumyetime, Jirapa District, Ghana


Phoebe Balagumyetime
Director of Health Services
Jirapa District, West Region of Ghana

Phoebe Balagumyetime is the Director of Health Services for Jirapa District, one of the nine health administrative districts of the Upper West Region of Ghana. In this video, Phoebe describes the work she and her team are doing to reduce under-5 mortality as part of Project Fives Alive!
Topics include:
  • How Project Fives Alive! works in Jirapa District
  • How Phoebe and her team are using quality improvement (QI) methods to improve care
  • The challenges to delivering quality health care to pregnant women and children in Jirapa District 
  • How Phoebe and her staff have used QI methods to overcome these challenges


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