engagement

Release of module and mapping of tools on stakeholder and community engagement in quality of care initiatives for maternal, newborn and child health

The WHO and UNICEF recently published a module to guide policy makers and programme implementers working in quality improvement in maternal, newborn and child health, to support making comprehensive and meaningful stakeholder and community engagement an integral part of quality improvement (QI) initiatives.

Orientation module

This module compliments the implementation guide developed by The Network for Improving Quality of care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (QoC Network).  Four key topics are covered, including: rationale for engagement; building and
strengthening partnerships; strategies for information, communication and advocacy; and monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Mapping of tools

The mapping of tools identified 70 tools to further support implementation of stakeholder and community engagement across the seven steps of the Quality of Care Network’s Implementation Framework*. The
tools are available through an online portal, which allows uses to filter based on the different topic focus and phase of implementation. 

* 1) establish leadership

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How church employee benefits drive engagement more than base pay

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For you to attract the best candidates for your organization, you need a competitive compensation package. In this day and age where remote work is on the rise and workers value work-life balance more than ever, a reasonable salary is no longer enough. It takes a well-rounded compensation plan to wow the talent you’re looking for.

So, what all is included in employee benefits?

Ultimately, benefits include everything outside of an individual’s salary. This means health insurance, bonuses, 401ks (4013bs for churches), and vacation days, but for churches, it can also include life insurance, housing allowances, sabbatical packages, education allowances and so much more. Benefits are critical because they help employees by cutting out some of their expenses so they are able to use their salary on their other expenses. Providing this added cushion

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How an Anytime Fitness gym owner is using customer engagement to grow

  • Before the coronavirus pandemic, business was thriving for Hollie DiGiorgio’s Anytime Fitness gym in Florida.
  • Shortly after she moved to a newer, larger facility, DiGiorgio was forced to close for two months due to the public health emergency.
  • Her doors are now open, but business remains far from usual, and DiGiorgio told Business Insider how she’s building it back up.
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2020 started strong for Hollie DiGiorgio and her Anytime Fitness gym in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

She had recently moved her business into a new location, doubling its size and boosting its membership by over 40%.

The industry was on track to reach $106 billion, and the Anytime Fitness brand was expanding quickly.

Then in March, everything changed almost overnight.

“It’s very hard to work so hard and then take 20 million steps back with something that’s completely out of your control,” DiGiorgio said.

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