During the QED workshop in December 2017 the Tanzania delegation presented on: “Systems and mechanisms to ensure that health workers are enabled to deliver respectful and empathetic care.”
In December 2017 the QED Network convened a workshop in Tanzania entitled “From Roadmaps into Implementation: Operationalizing Quality Improvement Activities in Network Countries.”
Spotlight: White Ribbon Alliance Fosters a Growing Community of Practice to Advance Respectful Maternity Care
The White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) is a HEARD partner with the mission of inspiring and convening advocates who campaign to uphold the right of all women to be safe and healthy before, during, and after childbirth.
“Moving forward we need to prioritize youth and mental health. We’ve seen here at ICUH that youth are a global priority, and the future of the world is the youth in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).”
To better understand and address these challenges, a broad range of stakeholders from East Africa have engaged in critical conversations to determine implementation science priorities to advance the health of poor urban youth and adolescents.
“We have a unique opportunity with the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda aligning at the same time and our charge is to bring together the urbanist and the health professionals” said Jo Ivey Boufford, former President of the New York Academy of Medicine.
Maximizing Impact: Leveraging the Role of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for Implementation Science
The reality is that obstetricians and gynaecologists, as practitioners and “implementation experts,” already lead the way in designing and executing innovative interventions that save mothers or avert complications.
The meeting brought together practitioners in the field of maternal, child, and newborn health (MNCH), most of them front-line workers facing implementation challenges in sub-optimal health systems.
Spotlight on Implementation Science: ECSA-HC’s Role as a Platform for Fostering Evidence to Policy Processes
“We cannot over-emphasize the need for context specific solutions to the health problems in our region.”