Bulletin of the World Health Organization Volume 95, Number 6, June 2017, 389-480 Special theme: measuring quality of care

Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Volume 95, Number 6, June 2017, 389-480
http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/95/6/en/
Special theme: measuring quality of care

EDITORIALS
Measuring quality of health-care services: what is known and where are the gaps?
Margaret E Kruk, Edward Kelley, Shamsuzzoha B Syed, Finn Tarp, Tony Addison & Yoko Akachi
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.195099

RESEARCH
Improving the quality of hospital care for children by supportive supervision: a cluster randomized trial, Kyrgyzstan
Marzia Lazzerini, Venera Shukurova, Marina Davletbaeva, Kubanychbek Monolbaev, Tatiana Kulichenko, Yuri Akoev, Maya Bakradze, Tea Margieva, Ilya Mityushino, Leyla Namazova-Baranova, Elnura Boronbayeva, Aigul Kuttumuratova, Martin Willy Weber & Giorgio Tamburlini
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.176982

Variation in quality of primary-care services in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania
Margaret E Kruk, Adanna Chukwuma, Godfrey Mbaruku & Hannah H Leslie
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.175869

Quality of routine essential care during childbirth: clinical observations of uncomplicated births in Uttar Pradesh, India
Gaurav Sharma, Timothy Powell-Jackson, Kaveri Haldar, John Bradley & Véronique Filippi
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.179291

Developing global indicators for quality of maternal and newborn care: a feasibility assessment
Barbara Madaj, Helen Smith, Matthews Mathai, Nathalie Roos & Nynke van den Broek
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.179531

Community-based approaches for neonatal survival: meta-analyses of randomized trial data
Claudia Hanson, Sanni Kujala, Peter Waiswa, Tanya Marchant & Joanna Schellenberg
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.175844

POLICY & PRACTICE
Quality of care: measuring a neglected driver of improved health
Yoko Akachi & Margaret E Kruk
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.180190

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
Maternal and neonatal services in Ethiopia: measuring and improving quality
Maureen E Canavan, Marie A Brault, Dawit Tatek, Daniel Burssa, Ayele Teshome, Erika Linnander & Elizabeth H Bradley
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.178806