Abortion Service Quality | M4MGMT

Developing and validating an abortion care quality metric for facility and out-of-facility settings

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Developing and validating an abortion care quality metric for facility and out-of-facility settings: an observational cohort study in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Nigeria December 2023 Summary:  Despite progress in assuring provision of safe abortion, substantial disparities remain in quality of abortion care around the world. However, no consistent, valid, […]

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Addressing Provider Bias for Better Youth Healthcare

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Addressing Provider Bias for Better Youth Healthcare November 2023 Metrics for Management and EngenderHealth work to improve health systems and services so individuals can choose and access the healthcare they need. Metrics for Management (M4M) focuses on developing and advocating for practical measurement indicators and tools to improve […]

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Quality of care from the perspective of people obtaining abortion: a qualitative study in four countries

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Quality of care from the perspective of people obtaining abortion: a qualitative study in four countries November 2023 Abstract Objective: This qualitative study aimed to identify person-centred domains that would contribute to the definition and measurement of abortion quality of care based on the perceptions, experiences and priorities […]

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Using the Abortion Care Quality Tool (ACQTool) to understand and compare abortion care quality

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Using the Abortion Care Quality Tool (ACQTool) to understand and compare abortion care quality November 2023 Researchers use a newly developed tool to compare the quality in facility-managed and pharmacy-sourced self-managed medication abortions in Bangladesh Resource List Download PDF

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Definitions, measurement and indicator selection for quality of care in abortion

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Definitions, measurement and indicator selection for quality of care in abortion July 2019 Abstract Little consensus exists about how to measure quality of care in abortion. Our purpose is to (a) provide common language for healthcare quality definitions, frameworks and measurement; (b) synthesize literature about quality measurement in […]

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Understanding the Abortion Experiences of Young People to Inform Quality Care in Argentina, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Nigeria

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Understanding the Abortion Experiences of Young People to Inform Quality Care in Argentina, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Nigeria April 2021 Abstract Young people face social and structural barriers when accessing abortions. High-quality, sexual and reproductive healthcare is needed; however, literature on youth-informed abortion services is limited. This study assesses […]

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Perspectives on interpersonal care among people who obtain abortions through clinical and accompaniment models in Argentina

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Perspectives on interpersonal care among people who obtain abortions through clinical and accompaniment models in Argentina May 2022 Abstract Introduction: Little is known about how people who have abortions describe high-quality interpersonal care in Argentina. This qualitative study aimed to understand preferences and priorities in their interactions with […]

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“I just have to hope that this abortion should go well”: Perceptions, fears, and experiences of abortion clients in Nigeria

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY “I just have to hope that this abortion should go well”: Perceptions, fears, and experiences of abortion clients in Nigeria February 2022 Abstract This qualitative study aimed to examine how abortion clients in Nigeria perceive abortion and explore the role their beliefs and fears play in their care-seeking […]

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Definitions, measurement and indicator selection for quality of care in abortion

RESOURCES ________________ METRICS FOR MANAGEMENT RESOURCE LIBRARY Definitions, measurement and indicator selection for quality of care in abortion November 2019 Summary: There is little consensus about how to measure quality of care for abortino services. Yet, standardized and validated quality metrics would move our field forward and contribute to quality improvement activities and, ultimately, to improved […]

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