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Top 5 reads on Quality and Content of Care

Mother & Newborn, Malawi
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This step lays out key readings for this week covering quality and content of care.
Council on Patient Safety In Womens’ Healthcare. Implementing Quality Improvement Projects Toolkit. 2017. Available from: http://safehealthcareforeverywoman.org/patient-safety-tools/implementing-quality- improvement-projects/
Filby A, McConville, Portela A. What prevents quality midwifery care? A systematic mapping of barriers in low and middle income countries from the provider perspective. 2016. Available from: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0153391
Freedman LP, Ramsey K, Abuya T, et al. 2014. Defining disrespect and abuse of women in childbirth: a research, policy and rights agenda. Available from: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/92/12/14-137869/en/
Miller S, Abalos E, Chamilliar M, et al. Beyond too little, too late and too much, too soon : a pathway towards evidence-based, respectful maternity care worldwide. 2016. Available from: http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(16)31472-6.pdf
Shaw D, Guise JM, Shah N, et al. Drivers of maternity care in high-income countries: can health systems support woman-centred care? 2016. Available from: http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(16)31527-6.pdf
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