Clinical audit in a developing country

Trop Med Int Health. 1996 Aug;1(4):409-13. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3156.1996.d01-94.x.


The advantages of health care audits in developing countries with severe resource constraints are discussed, citing examples from Malawi. Measuring quality in health care raises the standard of care through decreased uncertainty in health care provision, rationalized choice, appropriate direction of limited resources, increased job satisfaction and improved ethical standards.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Developing Countries*
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Humans
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Malawi
  • Medical Audit*
  • Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care*
  • Quality of Health Care