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Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program Inventory of Key Technical Resources

The main purpose of this inventory is to serve as a reference to help stakeholders working in the pharmaceutical sector easily access and use already available SIAPS resources, including tools, experiences, and results. The document is also intended to serve as a technical legacy for SIAPS to support knowledge exchange and sustainability of related work. [more…]

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Market Bookshelf

Market Bookshelf is a growing open-access collection of health market literature. It was developed to give the many different market players across the global health community easier access to the analyses, reports, guidance, and tools created to understand and participate in different health markets. The up-to-date collection offers documents from key sources as well as [more…]

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Strengthening Governance in Pharmaceutical Systems: A Compendium of Country Case Studies

The USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program and its predecessor programs have assisted numerous countries in strengthening governance to promote robust decision making, enhance accountability, reduce opportunities for corruption, and improve efficiencies to enable better access to and use of quality-assured medicines. This compendium draws on these experiences and provides [more…]

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Cultivating Accountability for Health Systems Strengthening

When accountability is strengthened, the opportunity for corruption diminishes, and beneficial outcomes of the health system, such as responsiveness, equity, and efficiency surge. This Cultivating Accountability for Health Systems Strengthening guide explores the nine domains of cultivating accountability, and also presents a variety of tools and resources to support the activities in these nine domains.

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ABCs for Managers who Lead
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ABCs for Managers Who Lead is a simple and user-friendly lexicon for busy managers who lead. It draws from the combined experience and knowledge of MSH staff who work in different public health programs and projects around the world. The publication was produced through crowdsourcing, a process of getting inputs (ideas or funding), usually [more…]

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Leaders Who Govern
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This book is designed to help you explore, adapt, develop, master, support, and apply the practices of good governance in the context of health. The principles and practices you will find in this book apply to most types of organizations and also to sectors beyond health though focus in this book is to support better health care and greater health impact.

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Continuous Governance Enhancement for Health Systems Strengthening
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Good governance involves constantly striving for better results and improved effectiveness. It requires an interest in and commitment towards continuous improvement. In this guide, you will learn what actions you could take in your organization to improve its governance on continuing and long-lasting basis.

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Stewarding Resources for Health Systems Strengthening
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Stewardship is the ethical use of common resources in pursuit of financially efficient outcomes. This guide explores the nature of the practice of stewarding scarce resources (human, financial, political, and technological), and principles and activities that will strengthen your organization’s capacity for such stewardship.

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Setting a Shared Strategic Direction for Health Systems Strengthening
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The leaders who govern determine the organization’s strategic direction and policies. They set out the organization’s strategic direction to deliver its mission, goals, and objectives. In this guide, you will learn how to set shared strategic direction for your organization working with your stakeholders and more importantly how to realize it again working with the stakeholders.

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How to Govern the Health Sector and its Institutions Effectively (eManager)
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This issue of The eManager focuses on governing in the health sector, and presents four effective governing practices and their nine key enablers. It shows how health leaders and managers can contribute to a better-governed institution and, ultimately, improve health services and the health of the people they serve.

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