By developing quality improvement standards in Lagos State, we will be setting the benchmark for Continuous Quality Improvement. It is, therefore, essential for the Primary Health Care System to engage in quality assurance initiatives to improve the quality of care. The capacity building plan is aimed at behavioural change measures of the health care providers through steady routine practices that are beneficial to service delivery outcomes.
Efforts will be directed at delivering the following during the period of the plan:
- Strengthening the Quality Assurance Unit of the PHC Board to carry out delegated tasks, research and statistical analysis more effectively
- Introduction of the concept of Quality Improvement and establishment of Quality Improvement teams in the health facilities
- Capacity building of health service providers on Quality improvement