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By ISQua Thursday. Mar 4, 2021

Reizenstein Award for Best Paper Published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC) in 2019 Featured

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 Reizenstein Prize for best original research article, published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC).


Quality of care in six sub-Saharan Africa countries: a provider-based study on adherence to WHO’s antenatal care guideline’ by Patrick Opiyo Owili, Miriam Adoyo Muga, Bomar Rojas Mendez and Bradley Chen.


This paper was published in the February 2019 issue of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.


This award is given annually in honour of Prof Peter Reizenstein, IJQHC's Founding Editor. 


This paper was selected through a rigorous nomination and voting process using the below criteria:

  • Importance of the paper to the field of health care quality
  • Originality
  • Methodological rigour
  • Appropriateness of conclusions
  • Clarity of writing


This award is normally announced during ISQua’s International Conference, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were unable to host our conference in 2020. Instead, this award will be announced at this year’s conference in July 2021, along with the winners of the 2020 Best Paper.


We would like to offer our sincere congratulations to our winning authors.


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