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This guide describes six steps to improve care and tells a story of how staff in a facility followed these six steps to provide better care. It can be used by a leader or facilitator to help others learn about improvement. It may also be used as a self-study manual by improvement teams. For each steps it presents key knowledge, practise exercises (case scenarios, group discussions) and improvement team actions.

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This guide describes six steps to improve care and tells a story of how staff in a facility followed these six steps to provide better care. It can be used by a leader or facilitator to help others learn about improvement. It may also be used as a self-study manual by improvement teams. For each steps it presents key knowledge, practise exercises (case scenarios, group discussions) and improvement team actions.

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The tool aims to help countries to adopt and apply the WHO Midwifery educator core competencies and assist international midwifery education consultants, midwifery experts, educationalists and others in reviewing, adopting and implementing the Midwifery educator core competencies at the country or regional level. It is finally a resource for non-midwifery health-care provider educationalists in their efforts to transform pre-service education programmes for health professionals.

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This document is designed to help countries put together short-term programmes to update current and/or maintain the competencies of midwife teachers. It focuses on strengthening the competencies of current teachers, but addresses also the preparation of new teachers. It normally takes 2–3 months to plan a successful short-term teacher preparation course once a decision is made on the focus on such a course. Case countries’ examples are provided.

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The updated pocketbook is for use by doctors, nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals with basic laboratory facilities and inexpensive medicines in low-resource countries.

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The updated pocketbook is for use by doctors, nurses and other health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first level referral hospitals with basic laboratory facilities and inexpensive medicines in low-resource countries.

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A “near miss case “ refers to a woman who nearly died but survived a complication that occurred during pregnancy, childbirth or within 42 days (6 weeks) of termination of pregnancy. This manual describes the near-miss case review (NMCR) cycle, which is a continuous process to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes in facilities by systematic review of care against explicit criteria and implementation of changes.

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The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management, research and clinical purposes. The WHO Electronic ICD-10-training tool is designed for self-learning,and classroom use. The modular structure of this ICD-10 training permits user groups specific tailoring of courses on individual paths, if desired. Detailed information is given in the introduction of the tool, and in the user guide.

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The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management, research and clinical purposes. This manual provides a basic description of the ICD, together with practical instructions for mortality and morbidity coders, and guidelines for the presentation and interpretation of data. It is not intended to provide detailed training in the use of the ICD.

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The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management, research and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, providing a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.