A New Quality of Care Framework to Measure and Respond to People’s Experience with Self-Care

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Alexandra Angel, Christine Bixiones, Dorine Irankunda, Milly Kaggwa, Eva Lathrop and Pierre Moon, PSI; and Megan Christofield, Jhpiego


To mark International Self-Care Day, Population Services International and partners under the Self-Care Trailblazers Working Group are sharing a new Quality of Care Framework for Self-Care to help health systems monitor and support clients accessing health care on their own—without hindering clients’ ability to do so. Adapted from the Bruce-Jain family planning quality of care framework, the Quality of Care for Self-Care includes five domains and 41 standards that can be applied to a broad range of primary health care approaches to self-care.

September 4, 2020
Year of publication
Resource types
Programmatic guidance, Tools
self care, high quality care

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