India

2.1 Madhya Pradesh

Presently, the following 6 QI projects have been completed after the QI workshop and six more have been planned

1. Prevention of hypothermia at admission to Special Newborn Care Unit: A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Dhar
2. Early initiation of enteral feed in neonates admitted to a Special Newborn Care Unit: A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Sehore
3. ReducinI Inappropriate use of oxygen by standardizing its initiation using a simple checklist among neonates admitted in Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU): A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Vidisha
4. Rationalizing the use of antibiotics in a Special Neonatal Care Unit: A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Ujjain
5. To decrease the use of antibiotics in babies admitted to Special Newborn Care Unit: A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Chhindwara
6. Rationalizing the use of antibiotics in a Special Neonatal Care Unit: A quality improvement initiative SNCU, Bhopal

 

2.2 Goa

Presently, the following 10 QI projects have been completed/ underway after the QI workshop and more have been planned

1. Improving compliance of mothers in keeping babies under phototherapy Medical College Goa
2. Decreasing time of transport of sick babies from operation theatre to NICU Medical College Goa
3. Early initiation of KMC Medical College Goa
4.  Improving duration of KMC at home following discharge Medical College Goa
5. Decreasing the malposition of umbilical venous catheters Medical College Goa
6. Decreasing plagiocephaly in NICU babies by doing proper nesting Medical College Goa
7. Early initiation of breastfeeding in cesarean section babies Medical College Goa
8. Improving donation of breast milk to human milk bank Medical College Goa
9. Decreasing usage of third line antibiotics in NICU Medical College Goa
10. Decreasing episiotomy gapes and infections in vaginal delivery mothers. Medical College Goa

 

2.3 Bangalore

Presently, the following 4 QI projects are in pipeline after the QI workshop and more have been planned

1. To increase the breast milk output of mothers of VLBW infants St John’s medical college Bangalore

 

2. To increase the duration of KMC
3. To decrease the incidence of nosocomial sepsis
4. Improving the consent taking for procedures in NICU

 

2.4 Kolkatta

Presently, the following QI projects are completed and two more are in pipeline after the QI workshop

1. Early initiation of breast feeding in Labour room in uncomplicated vaginal delivery Medical College Kolkatta
2. Increase compliance with Clean Delivery techniques in

Labour Room, first  three processes –

Clean Hands, Clean Perineum and Clean Surface

3. A study on effect of intervention for reducing medication errors and improving the quality of prescriptions in neonatal care unit in tertiary care hospital in Kolkatta NRS Medical College Kolkatta
4. To decrease the incidence of hypothermia in infants weighing 1500 g to 1800 g at SNCU admission from 100% to 50% by 6 weeks
5. To initiate emergency management of all sick newborns admitted to SNCU before 30 minutes within 8 weeks from current 20% to 80%
6. To increase the use of antenatal corticosteroids from existing 40% to 80% within six weeks