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Dr. Maurice Ye


Nouna HDSS at the 2nd Global Symposium on Heath Systems Research in Beijing, China
Dr. Maurice Ye of Nouna HDSS in Burkina Faso, a member of the INDEPTH Network, presenting details of a poster to INDEPTH's Executive Director, Osman Sankoh, at Beijing's 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, 3rd October, when Osman visited his stand to learn more about the team's exciting research.
Maurice talked on performance-based incentive for healthcare providers: Acceptability and feasibility of an innovative approach to improve maternal and child-health care in rural health district, Burkina Faso. 

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QUALMAT Annual Meeting
Date: 17-19, September 2012
Venue: Heidelberg, Germany

ECHE 2012 Progress in Health Economics 
Date: 18-21 July 2012
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Venue: Universität Zürich Zentrum
eb: www.eche2012.ch/
13th World Congress on Public Health 
Date: 23-27 April 2012
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Web: www.etpha.org/2012/


QUALMAT Annual Meeting
Date: 8-9, May 2011
Venue: Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Global Health & Preventive Medicine 2011





WORKSHOP: "Nvivo software for qualitative research" 
Date: 26 April-1 May 2010
Venue: Heidelberg, Germany

Course Outline
Introduction to NVivo 8 – Four Day Intensive NVivo Training Workshop (pdf)


Course venue - University (INF) map

Marleen Temmerman awarded 2010 BMJ lifetime achievement
Press release (English pdf)

QUALMAT Workshop on Data Collection tools and Collaborations
Date:12 –14 November 2009

Venue: Accra, Ghana



Kick off Meeting QUALMAT
15-17 June 2009
Venue: Hotel Joly,Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso


Project Flyer (English pdf)
Project Flyer (French pdf)

Press release (English pdf)

QUALMAT Kick off Meeting in Burkina Faso, local “political” kick off meetings in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania, follow up Political meeting a year after the start of the project in Heidelberg.

The kick off meeting was organized between 15-17.06.2009, followed by local “political” kick off meetings in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. The first meeting delt with administrative and technical issues and prepared operational plans for the WP. Furthermore, it identified areas for which approval or authorization of political decision makers are needed. This meeting took place in Burkina Faso. The local (political) kick off meetings will be organized immediately or in a short time after the main meeting in the respective country.
Around a year after the start of the project one meeting will be organized in Heidelberg, inviting the county PIs and political key decision makers from our African partner countries.

Objectives of the Kick-off Meeting

1. To introduce all stakeholderWPs objectives s to the Project administration regulations including regulations on financial administration and financial management.

2. To confirm the project goal, and deliverables for the whole lifespan of the project.

3. To plan activities for each WP and to establish an operational plan for the whole project period, but in particular for the first year.

4. To define the work packages team members, their responsibility and communication modalities

5. To identify all critical areas (ethical questions, human resource management regulations, labor legislation, performance based financial incentives, sanctions etc.) for which a general or specific authorization of political decision makers are needed.

6. To propose to all stakeholders a communication platform including the presentation of a QUALMAT website and their use by the stakeholders.

7. To establish a methodology on how to promote the projects and its objectives among the health staff and concerned communities.

8. To organize field visits for the Heidelberg team in Nouna (Burkina Faso) in order to make stakeholders familiar with the reality of the study sites (in particular with regard to IT-equipment, electrification, staff availability and motivation).

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