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High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs)

High Impact Practices (HIPs) are a set of evidence-based family planning practices vetted by experts against specific criteria and documented in an easy-to-use format. Endorsed by more than 30 organizations, HIPs help build consensus around our current understanding of what works in family planning. HIPs are identified based on impact on contraceptive use and potential [more…]

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FP2020 Catalyzing Collaboration

Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning. FP2020’s Catalyzing Collaboration report highlights achievements of FP2020 over the past six years, and outlines the model for moving their work forward towards the post-2020 world and Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights FP2020’s multisectoral approach [more…]

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Leadership, Management, and Governance Project/National Malaria Control Programs Final Report
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The USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project has worked with the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) to provide long-term technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) of seven countries. The LMG/NMCP Project embedded Senior Technical Advisors within the NCMP, alongside the team, for two to four years. During this time, the advisor would [more…]

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Fighting Malaria with Skilled Leadership
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The Leadership, Management and Governance Project provided technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo, through the work and expertise of Senior Technical Advisors. These advisors, who are directly embedded within the NMCP, served as technical experts as well as day-to-day [more…]

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Technical Highlight: Long-term Technical Assistance Advisors
Technical Highlight: Long Term TA

From 2013 to 2017, the USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project provided technical assistance to seven National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs), through the placement of long-term technical advisors, in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The LMG/NMCP Project’s experience suggested that this technical assistance model could be utilized in [more…]

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Designing and Implementing a Highly Effective Youth Leadership Program
Designing and Implementing a Highly Effective Youth Leadership Program

Youth leadership is a theory of youth development, in which young people gain the skills and knowledge necessary to lead civic engagement, civic reform, and community organizing activities. It is one way to promote positive youth development. Youth leadership is the meaningful participation of youth plus (at minimum) skills development and opportunities to unleash their [more…]

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Pharmaceutical Management Considerations for Expanded Coverage of Essential Health Services and Financial Protection Programs

The UN adoption of the SDGs in 2015 signaled a strong commitment of member countries to the expanded access to essential health service agenda and definitively recognized the critical role of medicines in achieving UHC. The SDGs call for countries to “achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care [more…]

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The Building Success Series
Building Success series: strengthening response to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Nigeria

Building Success is a series of guides offering practical, concrete, and innovative approaches that have proven effective in strengthening the response to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Nigeria. Each of the four guides can stand alone, but they will be most effective if used as components of an integrated package. The series synthesizes and expands the [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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Pre-service Integration Guide

The Pre-service Integration Guide is designed to assist heads of departments and faculty in pre-service health training institutions that train medical, nursing, pharmacy, laboratory and other allied health professionals to successfully introduce practical and action-oriented leadership and management modules into pre-service curricula for their students. The Guide includes nine modules in a PDF and PowerPoint [more…]

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