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Practical Guide to Improve Quality TB Patient Care: A Participatory Approach
Practical Guide to Improve Quality TB Patient Care: A Participatory Approach
Author: Dr. Jose Antonio Martinez Gonzalez Pan American Health Organization

Publication Date: 2008

Format: Book

Physical Description: 64 p.: b&w, ill.; graphs, refs., tables.

Language: English

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ideImproveQualityTBPatientCare.pdf
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Abstract: The Evidence-based Participatory Quality Improvement (EPQI) methodology has been adapted to TB and is an innovative way to obtain better results, with the commitment of those who are directly responsible for patient care. This methodology for health care solutions features four integral components: a) customer-oriented quality evidence, b) process improvement, c) health system approach and d) participatory improvement. The crucial steps toward achieving and sustaining improvement in TB diagnostics and care are described in this document.

 

Publisher:
Pan American Health Organization
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Main Phone: (202) 974-3000
http://www.paho.org external site


Audience(s):
Health Professionals, International Agencies, Managers and Supervisors

Topic:
Program Management

 


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