Institutional Roles and Relationships Governing the Quality of Health Care: Country Experiences, Challenges, and Lessons Learned

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This report documents recent efforts by USAID, the Joint Learning Network (JLN), the World Health Organization (WHO), and USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) projects to explore the challenges and successful experiences of governing quality at the national and subnational levels. HFG and ASSIST conducted a literature review of 25 country experiences and qualitative interviews with stakeholders from 18 countries, then worked with the JLN to offer countries with a high interest in improving governance to ensure quality care the opportunity to meet and share learnings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in March 2016. This report is the result of that meeting between representatives of 12 countries and development partners.

Publication Date 
October 2016
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