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Improving health system performance

Delivery of healthcare services

This section contains RHL summaries of published systematic reviews on a wide variety of interventions and strategies to improve health system performance. This includes interventions to improve delivery of healthcare services, financial arrangements and leadership and governance arrangements. Also included are summaries prepared by the SUPPORT project.

WHO recommendation on community mobilization and antenatal home visits

Pregnant woman in Bangladesh at an antenatal care visit.

Alternative packages of antenatal care for low-risk pregnant women

Doctors or mid-level providers for abortion

Newborn baby lying on table in maternity ward

Standardised formal neonatal resuscitation training (SFNRT) programmes for reducing mortality and morbidity in newborn infants

Image of the guide front cover

Vacuum aspiration for induced abortion in the first trimester

A couple attending a family planning counseling session in Nigeria.

Strategies for communicating contraceptive effectiveness

During a regular antenatal check up, A community health worker uses a weighing scale to take weight readings from a pregnant woman, Bangladesh.

Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomes

A female pharmacist behind the counter listening to a client, Mongolia.

Effect of outpatient pharmacists' non-dispensing roles on patient outcomes and prescribing patterns