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Table 1 Elements of the quality assurance plan for the Global Network’s Maternal and Newborn Health Registry

From: Looking beyond the numbers: quality assurance procedures in the Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research Maternal Newborn Health Registry

Study preparation and regulatory compliance Institutional Review Board and Ethical Review Committee approved protocol, consents and recruitment materials
Curriculum vitaes and documentation of qualifications of investigators
Case report forms
Staff traininga
Data collection Standard operating procedures
Manual of operations
Monitoring plan
Supervisory visitsa
Data analysis Monthly monitoring reports
Quarterly monitoring metrics
Data Monitoring Committee
  1. aRecently implemented QA procedures