USAID ASSIST's Technical Advisory Group probes quality improvement science

The USAID ASSIST Project was privileged to assemble some of the world's top experts in the field of improvement science and health systems for the first meeting of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG), held in the Rotunda Room of the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, on Thursday, January 22, 2015.;

The purpose of the meeting was to gain insights and reflections about the Global Health Bureau's flagship project for improving the quality of care in USAID-assisted countries. Participants discussed how to strengthen ASSIST's work, specifically with regards to scaling up results and capacity building and institutionalization.

For detailed information about this meeting, including a comprehensive list of participants, presentation slides, and handouts, see here.

 

Ms. Tessie Tzavaras Catsambas, President of EnCompass

Mr. Derek Feeley (left), Executive Vice President, Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Sir Liam Donaldson (right), WHO Envoy for Patient Safety and former Chief Medical Officer for the United Kingdom are members of the ASSIST Technical Advisory Group.

 

Dr. M. Rashad Massoud (left), Senior Vice President of the Quality Performance Institute at URC and Dr. Bruce Agins (right), Director, HEALTHQUAL International and Medical Director of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Dr. Shams Syed (left), Programme Manager for African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS) at WHO and Dr. M. Rashad Massoud (right), Senior Vice President of the Quality Performance Institute at URC

Dr. Enrique Ruelas (left), President, National Academy of Medicine, Mexico, Dr. Alexander K. Rowe (center), Medical Epidemiologist, CDC, and Dr. Francis Omaswa (right), Executive Director, African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation are members of the ASSIST Technical Advisory Group.

Date 
February 23, 2015
Authors 
Communications Department
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