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Learning for Quality Health Services

Quality of health services is critical to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Overall, between 5.7 and 8.4 million deaths are attributed to poor quality care each year in low- and middle-income countries, accounting for up to 15% of overall deaths in these countries. Improving access to health services must go hand-in-hand with improving the quality of these services. Further, poor quality health services - particularly unsafe care - can decrease people's trust in the health system.

9 March, 2021

Quality of health services is critical to achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Overall, between 5.7 and 8.4 million deaths are attributed to poor quality care each year in low- and middle-income countries, accounting for up to 15% of overall deaths in these countries. Improving access to health services must go hand-in-hand with improving the quality of these services. Further, poor quality health services - particularly unsafe care - can decrease people's trust in the health system.

National Institute for Health Research, UK

NIHR is the United Kingdom's largest funder of health and care research and provides the people, facilities and technology that enables research to thrive. Working in partnership with the NHS, universities, local government, other research funders, patients and the public, NIHR delivers and enables world-class research that transforms people's lives, promotes economic growth and advances science.

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London
United Kingdom
GB

Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Knowledge Translation Directorate

The Ethiopian Public Health Institute is a result of a merger with the former National Research Institute of Health, the Ethiopian Nutrition Institute and the Department of department of Traditional Medicine of the Ministry of Health. 'The mission for Ethiopian Public Health Institute is to improve the health of the general public of Ethiopia through undertaking research on priority health and nutrition issues for evidence based information utilization and technology transfer; effective public health emergency management; establishing quality laboratory system; and training public healt

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Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
ET

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