On the Horizon: Volume 24 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Improving hospital management capacity in Rwanda, an example of higher education in a low income country

Guest Editors: Rex Wong, Elizabeth Bradley, Jeannie Mantopoulos, Erika Linnander, Jeanne Kagwiza, Eva Adomako

Increasing patient medical record completion by assigning nurses to specific patients in maternity ward at Munini hospital

Yvonne Ufitinema, Rex Wong, Eva Adomako, Léonard Kanyamarere, Egide Kayonga Ntagungira, Jeanne Kagwiza

The purpose of this paper is to describe the quality improvement project to increase the medical record documentation completion rate in a district hospital in Rwanda. Despite the…


Implementing a labor monitoring guideline and midwives responsibilities to increase the completion rate of partograph in Muhima Hospital, Rwanda

Jean Bosco Byukusenge, Eva Adomako, Stephanie Lukas, Cyprien Mugarura, Josette Umucyo, Sophie Mukagatare, Odette Ahishakiye, Clotilde Nyirangondo, Rex Wong

Complete health documentation during childbirth can reduce complications and improve maternal and foetal outcomes. One such document is the partograph which allows health workers…


Lessons learned in establishing a quality improvement project to reduce hospital acquired infections in the neonatology ward at a referral hospital in Rwanda

Naasson Gafirimbi, Rex Wong, Eva Adomako, Jeanne Kagwiza

Improving healthcare quality has become a worldwide effort. Strategic problem solving (SPS) is one approach to improve quality in healthcare settings. This case study aims to…


Improvement of hand hygiene compliance among health professional staff of Neonatology Department in Nyamata Hospital

Solange Umulisa, Angele Musabyimana, Rex Wong, Eva Adomako, April Budd, Theoneste Ntakirutimana

The purpose of this study is to improve the hand hygiene compliance in a hospital in Rwanda. Hand hygiene is a fundamental routine practice that can greatly reduce risk of…

Reducing post-cesarean wound infection at Muhororo Hospital by increasing hand hygiene practice

Adelphine Nibamureke, Egide Kayonga Ntagungira, Eva Adomako, Victor Pawelzik, Rex Wong

Post-cesarean wound infection (PCWI) is a common post-operative complication that can negatively affect patients and health systems. Poor hand hygiene practice of health care…


Life-creating education: new educational meanings in modern world

Natalia Lyz, Anna Opryshko

The purpose of the paper is to show the impossibility of teaching an individual to live and realize their potential in a modern dynamic environment by being within an artificial…

Cover of On the Horizon



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • John Moravec