QuEST Research Centers

QuEST Research Centers comprise the research engine of the QuEST Network and conduct all core QuEST research activities.

QuEST Centers are based at academic and research institutions and work with country governments and global partners to: a) design and test structural solutions for system improvement and b) produce robust and agile measures of health system quality. This evidence will guide local action and be adapted for use across contexts as global public goods. The Centers bring together expertise in health system design, quality measurement, real-world evaluation methods, health system science, and policy translation. 

New Research Centers committed to QuEST activities may join in the future. 


QuEST Center at HSPH

QuEST Harvard is the coordinating center for the QuEST Network at Harvard P.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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QuEST Kenya at KEMRI

QuEST Kenya is hosted by KEMRI-Wellcome Trust

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QuEST Latin America at IECS and UPCH

QuEST Latin America is co-hosted by the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy and Cayetano Heredia University


QuEST Center at PHFI

QuEST India is hosted by the Public Health Foundation of India

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QuEST Ethiopia at EPHI

QuEST Ethiopia is hosted by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute and co-led by the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and Addis Ababa University

QuEST South Africa

QuEST Center at UKZN

QuEST South Africa is hosted by The University of KwaZulu-Natal 

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QuEST Switzerland at STPH

QuEST Switzerland is hosted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute