A Book of Papers on Scaling Up

The book entitled "Scaling Up Health Service Delivery: From Pilot Innovations to Policies and Programmes", edited by Ruth Simmons, Peter Fajans and Laura Ghiron, published by WHO, is available in its entirety by clicking on the aforementioned title or by indvidual chapter by clicking the links below. The book is also available for purchase directly from WHO.

Table of Contents




Scaling Up Reproductive Health Service Innovations: A Framework for Action by Ruth Simmons and Jeremy Shiffman

Strategic Choices in Scaling Up: Introducing Injectable Contraception and Improving Quality of Care in Viet Nam by Peter Fajans, Nguyen Thi Thom, Maxine Whittaker, Jay Satia, Tran Thi Phuong Mai, Trinh Dinh Can, Do Thi Thanh Nhan and Nancy Newton

Quality of Care in China: From Pilot Project to National Program by Joan Kaufman, Zhang Erli and Xie Zhenming

Expanding Contraceptive Choice and Improving Quality of Care in Zambia’s Copperbelt: A Case Study in Moving from Pilot Projects to Regional Programs by John Skibiak, Peter Mijere and Mary Zama

Scaling Up Experimental Project Success with the Community-based
Health Planning and Services Initiative in Ghana
by Frank K. Nyonator, Agyeman Badu Akosa, John Awoonor-Williams, James F. Phillips and Tanya C. Jones

Evidence-based Systems Development in Bangladesh and Ghana by James F. Phillips, Tanya C. Jones, Frank K. Nyonator and Shruti Ravikumar

Scaling Up Family Planning Service Innovations in Brazil: The Influence of Politics and Decentralization by Juan Díaz, Ruth Simmons, Margarita Díaz, Francisco Cabral and Magda Chinaglia

An Innovative Educational Approach Facilitates Capacity-Building and Scaling Up to Address the Cairo Agenda in Latin America by Margarita Díaz and Francisco Cabral






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Presenting Bellagio papers

Bellagio side discussions

Plenary session