Publications and tools

Quality Improvement for community health services: Learning Event Report

In October 2017 representatives from community to national level participated in a two day “festival of learning” that formed the third phase of the USAID SQALE Program quality improvement training model. The overall aim of the event was to share experiences and learn from one another. Twenty-four Work Improvement Teams from Nairobi and Kitui counties came together for the first time to share their experiences. Nairobi County hosted the event, with over 100 participants and facilitators, which comprised of twenty-four quality improvement teams, Kitui and Migori Counties and participants from the National Ministry of Health Departments for Community Health and Health Standards, Quality Assurance and Regulation. Read the report...

 

USAID SQALE program brochure

The USAID SQALE program aims to improve Maternal and Child Health in Kenya by improving the quality of community health services. This short document provides an introduction to our aims and objectives and our model. Read the brochure...

 

USAID SQALE program symposium report

The USAID SQALE symposium (Bridging the Quality Gap - Strengthening Quality Improvement in Community Health Services) was held on the 29 September 2016 and brought together a wide range of stakeholders – from government, communities, the health service, non-governmental organizations, research institutes and universities, and funders – to share learning on quality improvement. It aimed to strengthen knowledge of how these methods can be applied at the community level. During the symposium different speakers shared information on the success of Kenya's community health program and some of the ways that quality improvement can help tackle challenges that are being faced in the country. Read the report...