QUALMAT - Quality of prenatal and maternal care: Bridging the know-do gap
To assess the technical and human dimension of quality of MNC as well as the strength and determinants of motivation of MNC providers.
To relate the costs of the interventions to their effect on quality improvement.
To develop a performance-based incentive package for raising health staff motivation and MNC quality.
To study the effect of performance based incentives and clinical decision support system on motivation and on MNC quality.
To engage policy makers from the start in view of generalization of the intervention to national scale.
Heidelberg University, Germany (consortium coordinator); International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Gent University, Belgium; Centre de Recherche en Santé de Nouna, Burkina Faso; Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana; Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania