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Of the 125 million women who give birth each year, ● 54 million make fewer than the minimum of four antenatal visits recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO); ● 43 million do not deliver their babies in a health facility; ● 21 million need but do not receive care for major obstetric complications; ● 33 million have newborns who need but do not receive care for health complications; and ● 1.5 million are living with HIV, more than one-third of whom are not receiving the antiretroviral care they need to prevent transmission of the virus to their newborns and to protect their own health. (...) The additional investments would not only have major health benefits; they would also be cost- effective, because helping women choose the num- ber and timing of their pregnancies makes health care more affordable overall. (...) Conversely, high-quality care contributes greatly to fulfilling people’s basic right to good health.
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Score: 650663.8 - https://sdgs.un.org/sites/defa...cations/1782UNFPA%20Report.pdf
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Hand hygiene, a very simple action, remains the primary measure to reduce health care-associated infection and the spread of antimicrobial resistance, enhancing the safety of care across all settings, from complex, modern hospitals to simple health posts. In the case of a new influenza pandemic, the huge number of patients seeking care will pose a challenge to health services and greatly increase the risk of spread within health care facilities. (...) The Global Patient Safety Challenge aims to assist countries as they incorporate "Clean Care is Safer Care" at the centre of their health agenda.
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Score: 650548.8 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...on-hand-hygiene-in-health-care
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Discrimination in health care settings is widespread across the world and takes many forms. (...) Discrimination affects both users of health care services and health care workers. It serves as a barrier to accessing health services, affects the quality of health services provided, and reinforces exclusion from society for both individuals and groups. Discrimination in health care settings takes many forms and is often manifested when an individual or group is denied access to health care services that are otherwise available to others.
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Score: 650168.5 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...nation-in-health-care-settings
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The WHO/UNICEF JMP report, WASH in Health Care Facilities, is the first comprehensive global assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in health care facilities. It also finds that 1 in 5 health care facilities has no sanitation service*, impacting 1.5 billion people. The report further reveals that many health centres lack basic facilities for hand hygiene and safe segregation and disposal of health care waste.
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Score: 650062.26 - https://www.unicef.org/eap/pre...asic-water-services-unicef-who
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In 1978, the Declaration of Alma-Ata at the International Conference on Primary Health Care launched primary health care as a route to better health for all. (...) More and more, primary health care looks like a smart way to get health development back on track. (...) As a platform for strengthening health systems, primary health care makes fairness in access to quality health care an explicit policy objective.
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Score: 649938.8 - https://www.un.org/en/chronicl...mary-health-care-now-more-ever
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In 1978, the Declaration of Alma-Ata at the International Conference on Primary Health Care launched primary health care as a route to better health for all. (...) More and more, primary health care looks like a smart way to get health development back on track. (...) As a platform for strengthening health systems, primary health care makes fairness in access to quality health care an explicit policy objective.
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Score: 649938.8 - https://www.un.org/en/node/26834
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Climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities contribute to high quality of care and accessibility of services, and by helping reduce facility costs also ensure better affordability. (...) Chapter 1 discusses the public health rationale, and the investment case for climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities. Chapter 2 provides the policy context and background information on the baseline or essential requirements for health care facilities to be able to provide safe and quality health care, upon which resilience and environmental sustainability should be built.
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Score: 649858.3 - https://www.who.int/publicatio...-detail-redirect/9789240012226
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Climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities contribute to high quality of care and accessibility of services, and by helping reduce facility costs also ensure better affordability. (...) Chapter 1 discusses the public health rationale, and the investment case for climate resilient and environmentally sustainable health care facilities. Chapter 2 provides the policy context and background information on the baseline or essential requirements for health care facilities to be able to provide safe and quality health care, upon which resilience and environmental sustainability should be built.
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Score: 649858.3 - https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240012226
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Select language Select language English ລາວ Western Pacific Lao People's Democratic Republic Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Feature stories / Detail / Savannakhet Province learns about importance of water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities and adopt new “WASH FIT” tool Savannakhet Province learns about importance of water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities and adopt new “WASH FIT” tool 16 February 2017 - Select language - ລາວ Basic water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and health care waste management in health care facilities are important when providing quality, people-centred care. Providing safe, adequate, reliable and functioning services can reduce the risk from health care related infections, and provide a safe environment for health workers and patients seeking care. (...) WASH FIT is a risk-based management tool for improving WASH services in health care facilities as a means to improving quality of care.
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Score: 649842.6 - https://www.who.int/laos/news/...es-and-adopt-new-wash-fit-tool
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Read more about the quality of care standards Go to the standards, policy brief and infographics A series of Quality of Care Network webinars on capacity building for improving quality of care in health facilities UNICEF/Asselin The Quality of Care Network, through its global Learning Platform, is building a community of health practitioners across all levels of service delivery, to harvest local implementation ideas and share experiences within and across countries. (...) What do we mean by Quality of Care? UNICEF Quality of care is defined as ‘the extent to which health care services provided to individuals and patient populations improve desired health outcomes.’ (...) Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescent's Health 2016-2030 Publications on quality of care Quality of care for pregnant women and newborns - the WHO vision pdf, 434kb Improving the quality of paediatric care: an operational guide for facility-based audit and review of paediatric mortality Quality, equity, dignity: the network to improve quality of care for maternal, newborn and child health – strategic objectives Standards for improving the quality of care for children and young adolescents in health facilities Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health: a toolkit for implementation Better hospital care for children Standards for improving quality of maternal and newborn care in health facilities Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents More publications on quality of care Call for proposals.
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Score: 649785.5 - https://www.who.int/maternal_c...ent/topics/quality-of-care/en/
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