The Quality Assurance Project: introducing quality improvement to primary health care in less developed countries.

@article{Nicholas1991TheQA,
  title={The Quality Assurance Project: introducing quality improvement to primary health care in less developed countries.},
  author={D D Nicholas and J R Heiby and Theresa A. Hatzell},
  journal={Quality assurance in health care : the official journal of the International Society for Quality Assurance in Health Care},
  year={1991},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={147-65}
}
Persistently excessive morbidity and mortality rates in less developed countries (LDCs) served by primary health care systems suggest that the quality of services is inadequate. The PRICOR project, sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development, has designed and implemented methods for quality assessment and problem solving in LDC health systems. After developing comprehensive lists of essential activities and tasks, similar to practice parameters, for seven child survival… CONTINUE READING

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